RPC IV.4, 70 (forgery)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 70 (forgery)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year Β = 2
Dating AD 138/9
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ ΕΥϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L Β
Reverse design Harpocrates standing, right, head, left, raising finger to lips, resting elbow on column, holding cornucopia; at feet, erect serpent(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note Tooled. Laureate bust not expected on AE 33 in year 2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1943 SNG 2134