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FORVM`s Classical Numismatics Discussion Board  |  Numismatic and History Discussions  |  Roman Provincial Coins (Moderators: slokind, jmuona, tjaart)  |  Topic: Hadrian, Cistophorus Uncertain mint 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. « previous next »
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« on: June 30, 2018, 06:50:11 am »

Dear cf,

looks like it;s Hermes standing http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/3/1270/ on the reverse, but the usual items are missing caduceus and purse

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Metcalf -. RIC -. RPC III -.

Obv. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P
Bare head of Hadrian to right.

Rev. COS III
Youthful male figure (Apollo?) standing front, head to left, holding long scepter.

10.75 gr
29 mm
6h

Note.
Apparently unpublished and unique

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-147509
reverse like this one
Hero Kyzicos naked but a chlamys on l. shoulder, standing l., resting on sceptre with his r. hand, l. hand on his hip
https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-128763
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« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2018, 09:08:38 am »

A splendid coin!
Great catch.
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« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2018, 09:12:58 am »

Absolutely fabulous.
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2018, 12:36:27 pm »

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« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2018, 12:46:50 pm »

Wow, you keep scoring some fantastic examples, my friend (keep-up the great coin-work)

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« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2018, 01:06:15 pm »

thank you cf,

one could also compare with RPC III 1515

 http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/3/1515/

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