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ID:     PRV-597
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Egypt
City:     Alexandria
Issuer:     Hadrian
Date Ruled:     117-138 CE
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Drachma
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     133-134 CE
Diameter:     34 mm
Weight:     24.07 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT KAI[C TR]AIAN AΔPIAN[OC CЄB]
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Description:     Isis Pharia holding a billowing sail with both hands and sailing right toward the Lighthouse of Pharos, which is surmounted by a statue and two Tritons, each blowing a buccinum (sea shell trumpet). L I Z (date) across fields
Mint:     Alexandria
Primary Reference:     RPC III 5838 var. (position of date)
Reference2:     Emmett 1002
Reference3:     Dattari (Savio) 1765-6; K&G 32.547
Reference4:     Köln 1124; Milne 1417
Grade:     good/VF