RPC IV.4, 2223


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 2223
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΚΔ = 24
Dating AD 160/1
Obverse inscription ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ ΕΥϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription L ΚΔ
Reverse design elephant walking, right, holding thyrsus (or torch?) with trunk (unless 'elephant' is rhinoceros?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 11, 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die as 2224/1, 2225/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1973.56.861
2 2     A: 6733 Demetrio 1954