RPC IV.4, 2221


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 2221
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΚΔ = 24
Dating AD 160/1
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ[Ο?] ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ ΕΥ (?)
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription L ΚΔ(?)
Reverse design serpent (Agathodaemon) erect, right, crowned with skhent, enfolding uncertain object and caduceus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Reference DS 8936
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 2218/1, 2219/1.
Note From the rubbing in DS the date might read either L ΚΑ or L ΚΔ but obverse die-link to a coin of year 24 makes the latter likely .

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ DS 8936