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HADRIAN
(117 - 138 CE)
Philippopolis, Thrace
Hadrian Obv: AΔPIANOC CEBACTOC
Hadrian's bare head right.
Rev: ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛITΩN
Ares, half-naked, with spear and patera.
(Varbanov 703)
21mm / 4.4g
die axis 7:00
Elaea, Aeolis
Hadrian Obv: AVTO [TPAI AΔP]
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: EΛA[ITΩ]N
Basket containing ears of corn and poppy-heads.
(Sear 1161v)
15 mm / 2.95g
die axis 1:00
Chalcis, Syria
Hadrian Obv: AVTOKP KAIC TPAIANOC AΔPIANOC
Laureate bust right, with slight drapery over left shoulder.
Rev: ΦΛ XAΛ/KIΔEΩN/[KE] within laurel-wreath.
(GIC 1236)
24mm /10.7g
die axis 1:00
Hadrian Obv: [AVTOKP] KAIC TPAIA[NOC AΔPIANOC]
Laureate bust right, with slight drapery over left shoulder.
Rev: ΦΛ XAΛ/KIΔEΩN/[KE] within laurel-wreath.
(GIC 1236)
23mm / 10.5g
die axis 7:00
Caesarea Maritima, Samaria
Hadrian Obv: [IMP] TRA HADRI[ANO CAES AVG]
Laureate and draped bust right.
Rev: [COL I FL AVG] CAESAR[EN]
Apollo standing left holding snake in right hand while resting left arm on sacrificial tripod.
(SNG ANS 771)
17mm / 4.8g
die axis 12:00
Ascalon, Judaea
Hadrian Obv: CEBACTOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: ACKAΛΩ
Tyche standing left on prow, holding standard and aphlaston, to left: incense altar, to right: dove standing left above AKC ( = Year 221 of Ascalon / 117-118 CE)
(?)
22mm / 10.4g
die axis 12:00
Hadrian Obv: CEBA
Laureate head right.
Rev: BKC to left (AD 118/9)
War god Phanebal, standing facing, holding sword, shield and palm.
(?)
18 mm / 5.20 g
die axis 12:00
Hadrian Obv: CEBACTO
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: ACKAΛΩ
War-god Phanebal, standing facing, wielding harpa in raised right hand,holding small round shield and long palm branch in left hand.
(?)
19mm / 6.6g
die axis 12:00
Hadrian Obv: CEBACTOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: ACKAΛΩ
Tyche standing left on prow, holding standard and aphlaston, to left: incense altar, to right: dove standing left above AKC ( = Year 221 of Ascalon / 117-118 CE)
(?)
22mm / 10.4g
die axis 12:00
Alexandria, Egypt
Hadrian (AR Billon Tetradrachm)
Obv: AVT KAIC TPAI AΔPIA CEB
Laureate head right, crescent or symbol before.
Rev: Tyche crowned with a modius, standing left holding a cornucopia and rudder, with the date mark L H to the left. (= 123/24 AD)
(Milne-1046)
25 mm / 13.31g
die axis 12:00
Hadrian (AE Drachm)
Obv: AVT KAI TPAI AΔPIA [CEB]
Laureate and draped bust right, as seen from behind.
Rev: [L]ΔWΔEK (= regnal year 12 = 127/28 CE) Above IS. (= signifying the optimal height of the Nile flood, 16 cubits, which would guarantee a good year of crops.)
Nilus reclining left holding cornucopia containing infant Genius (who points at IS) and reed, his left arm resting on hippopotamus right.
(Sear 3757)
33mm / 22.0g
die axis 12:00