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Maker/s

Hadrian (117-38) (ruler)

Alexandria (mint)

Category

coin

Name

drachm (denomination)

Roman Provincial (Series)

Egypt (subseries)

Alexandria (subsubseries)

Material/s

copper alloy

Dimensions

weight: (object): 23.17 g
die axis: (object): 0 degrees
image(width): 31.71 mm
image(height): 32.17 mm

Date

134 to 135

Provenance

given: Rogers, G.F., Dr 1934-08-02 (Filtered for: Coins and Medals)

Erik Christiansen suggests that this may have been part of a hoard group as with CM.36-1934 to CM.90-1934

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. design
    Position: obverse
    Content: AVT KAIS TRAIAN / ADRIAN[OS SEB]
    Description: Laureate cuirassed bust of Hadrian right seen from rear
  2. design
    Position: reverse
    Description: Egyptian temple with two obelisks either side of portal, surmounted by garland and statue of Isis facing with sceptre

Production Notes

Issue mark L / E / N / NE // AKD

Production Place

Alexandria (mint) (place)

Catalogue ref/s

Alexandria 879
Mattingly, Harold B.
(1923-50) Coins of the Roman empire in the British Museum, vols 1-5 , London?

Accession Number

CM.81-1934 (Coins and Medals)
(Reference Number: 166443; Input Date: 2008-12-05 / Last Edit: 2008-12-05)

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