RPC IV.4, 1987

 

Image of specimen #12

 

Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 1987
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΚΑ = 21
Dating AD 157/8
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ(ΑΙ) (Τ) (ΑΙ) (ΑΔΡ) ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ ΕΥ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription L ΚΑ
Reverse design Nilus seated on rocks up which crocodile climbs, left, head, right, holding reed and cornucopia, from which Genius issues holding wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 10, 11, 12
Reference D 2739, 2741, pl. XIX (rev.), DS 8619?, 8624?
Specimens 12 (6 in the core collections)
Note Some Ⲱ forms.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 2352 SNG 2677
2 2     Mu: 468
3 3     NY: 1944.100.60878
4 4     O: HCR33599
5 5     V: GR 24765
6 6     V: GR 24758
7 7     Boston: 1985.1207
8 8     Aiello
9 9     D 2741 = Naville Numismatics 42, 22 July 2018, lot 349
10 10     Dattari = DS 8619?
11 11     DS 8620 = Naville Numismatics 45, 9 Dec. 2018, lot 311
12 12     ✸ Roma Numismatics XII, 29 Sept. 2016, lot 451 = Gorny & Mosch 253, 5 Mar. 2018, lot 338