RPC IV.4, 15644 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 15644 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Crispina (Augusta)
Issue Year ΙΘ = 19
Dating AD 178/9
Obverse inscription ΚΡƐΙϹΠƐΙΝΑΝ ϹƐΒ ΑVΤ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟV ϹƐΒ
Obverse design draped bust of Crispina, r.
Reverse inscription L ΙΘ
Reverse design Heracles and the Erymanthian boar: Heracles (youthful?), advancing, r., carrying boar over shoulder; behind, club on lion skin; to r., Eurystheus in storage jar, raising arms
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 23.64 g
Axis 12
Reference DS 9681
Specimens 1
Note Voegtli, Heldenepen, p.23.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Bern: 80.564 Jahrbuch des Bernischen Historischen Museums 63–4 (1983–4), 179 no. 28 = Auctiones 7 (7. 6. 1977), 460 = DS 8681 (Figari - Mosconi 956) illustrated KG 42.1