RPC IV.4, 2213 (forgery)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 2213 (forgery)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΚΔ = 24
Dating AD 160/1
Obverse inscription Α Τ Κ ΑΙ (Α)ΔΡ ΑΝΤΩ[ΝΙΝΟϹ] ϹΕΒ ΕΥϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription L ΚΔ
Reverse design Tyche standing, facing, head, left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Reference D 2885, pl. XXIV (rev)
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same rev. die as 2214/1–2.
Note The L of the date is reversed. Tooled: note the odd linear style and obverse inscription, and the added frown lines on forehead. Some minor details on the reverse have also been changed, as can be seen by a comparison with other coins from the same die, cf. https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/24447.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ D 2885, pl. XXIV (rev) = Naville Numismatics 33, 16 July 2017, lot 246 = Naville Numismatics 73, 8 May 2022, lot 310