RPC IV.4, 2053


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 2053
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΚΒ = 22
Dating AD 158/9
Obverse inscription ΑΝΤΩΝΙ[ΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ] ΕΥϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius with traces of drapery, right (?)
Reverse inscription LΒ [Κ
Reverse design Tyche standing, facing, head, left, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Reference D 2388
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Dattari read LΒΚ. The Β is clear; the Κ isn't. The obverse style is not very convincing for year 22, but impossible for years 2 and 12. The careless way the dies have been impressed is unusual and the coin may not be quite what it seems.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ D 2388 = Naville Numismatics 44, 4 Nov. 2018, lot 294