RPC IV.4, 1989

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 1989
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 (ΚΑΙ) (Τ) ΑΙ(Λ) ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ (ΕΥϹ)
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius with traces of drapery, 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 33 mm
Axis 12
Reference DS 8622, Geissen 1805, M 2360
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 2: same obv. die as 1979/1, 2000/2. 6: same obv. die as 1971/8, 1982/3, 13, 2000/3.
Note Some Ⲱ forms.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1860,0602.101 BMC 1156, pl. XIX (rev.)
2 2     P: Delepierre 56 SNG 2686
3 3     O: HCR33598 M 2360
4 4     Cologne Geissen 1805
5 5     Cologne Geissen 1806?
6 6     Dattari = DS 8622