RPC IV.4, 2161


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 2161
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΚΓ = 23
Dating AD 159/60
Obverse inscription ] ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕ[ (?)
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription L ΚΓ
Reverse design Nilus seated on rocks up which crocodile climbs, left, head, right, holding reed and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 2: same obv. die as 2171/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1974.26.3744
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.60938