RPC IV.4, 2248


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 2248
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 [Α]Ι ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ [ ] (?)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription L [Κ]Δ
Reverse design two serpents facing each other (to left, Agathodaemon; to right, Uraeus); between, Egyptian altar; above, facing bust
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference D 3082, DS 8940
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Note An obverse die with some similarities but a different legend occurs in year 24: https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/24453. Dattari read a Z as part of the date but it is not visible from the digital image or the rubbing in DS.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     D 3082
2 2     DS 8940 = Naville Numismatics 55, 9 Feb. 2020, lot 331
3 3     ✸ Ibrahim Sherif coll.