Roman Provincial Coins
Hadrian
Alexandria, Egypt
Hadrian Year 12 = 127-128 AD
AE36, 26.10 gms, die axis 12h

BMC783, Milne 1269

Obv:  AVT KAIC TPAIADPIA CEB
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust rightbefore

Rev: LDWDEK , IV above
Nilus reclining left on crocodile, holding cornucopiae & reed, Genius emerging from cornucopiae & pointing at letters IV in upper field, representing the figure 16 and referring to the 16 cubit Nile level which would guarantee a good year of crops.

ex Eden Seminary collection
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