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ID:     81201
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     EGYPT
City:     Alexandria
Issuer:     Hadrian
Date Ruled:     11 Aug 117 - 10 Jul 138 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     A.D. 130 - 131
Diameter:     34.7 mm
Weight:     19.158 g
Obverse Legend:     ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙ Α∆ΡΙΑ CΕΒ
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right with aegis
Reverse Legend:     L IE
Reverse Description:     Alexandria (left), wears peplos and chiton, she holds stalks of grain and kisses the hand of Hadrian, he holds scepter in left, L IE in field
Mint:     Alexandria
Primary Reference:     SRCV 3716
Reference2:     Dattari 1610
Reference3:     Milne 1315
Reference4:     BMC Alexandria 870
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS