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ID:     28516
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     EGYPT
City:     Alexandria
Issuer:     Hadrian
Date Ruled:     11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     A.D. 29 Aug 133 - 28 Aug 134
Diameter:     32.2 mm
Weight:     21.073 g
Obverse Legend:     ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙΑΝ − Α∆ΡΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, with aegis
Reverse Legend:     I / L - H
Reverse Description:     Isis Pharia standing right, wears chiton, peplos and headdress of horns, disk and plumes, holds inflated sail with both hands and left foot, sistrum in right, I / L - H across lower fields (year 18)
Mint:     Alexandria
Primary Reference:     BMC Alexandria p. 89, 754
Reference2:     Dattari 1759 var (date arrangement)
Reference3:     Geissen 1118 (same)
Reference4:     SNG Cop 384 (same)
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS