RPC IV.4, 2192


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 2192
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΚΔ = 24
Dating AD 160/1
Obverse inscription ΤΙ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ ΕΥ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L ΚΔ
Reverse design Eirene seated, left, holding patera over altar; to right, male figure wearing cloak, trousers and 'Phrygian' (Parthian/Armenian?) cap/helmet standing facing, head left, crowning her
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 2202/1, 2210/1.
Note Reading of date confirmed by obverse die-link. For Eirene cf. https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/24705. For the male figure cf. the similar figure with a ‘Phrygian cap’, cloak, tunic and trousers on a type at Athens, dating to about the AD 120s to 150s, which shows Miltiades dragging a bound Persian captive towards a trophy: RPC online IV.1, temp. no. 8221.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Matthijs ex dionysos numismatik (13775): eBay 18 Sept. 2016