RPC IV.4, 2195


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 2195
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] ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝ[ΟϹ ϹΕΒ ΕΥ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription L ΚΔ
Reverse design to left, Euthenia standing, right, holding (?), raising wreath; to right, Nilus seated on rocks up which crocodile climbs, left, holding cornucopia (from which Genius issues holding wreath), and reed
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 12
Reference D 2780 (not DS 2780, ?= DS 2778), DS 8650?, Geissen 1855
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note D 2780 describes Euthenia as holding a sistrum and presenting two ears of corn.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Cologne Geissen 1855
2 2     DS 2778 ?= D 2780 = Naville Numismatics 65, 30 May 2021, lot 283