RPC IV.4, 2178


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 2178
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΚΓ = 23
Dating AD 159/60
Obverse inscription Α[ ] ΑΝΤΟΝΙΝ[ΟϹ?] [ ]ΕΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription L ΚΓ (?)
Reverse design monumental altar or flat-roofed temple with four columns, enclosing female figure; above, pyre; acroteria in form of aphlasta(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note Crude style and small for a drachm but possibly an extreme example of the deterioration of mint quality.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ O: HCR33633