RPC IV.4, 15952 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 15952 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year Ɛ = 5
Dating AD 141/2
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟϹ ƐΥϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription L Ɛ
Reverse design Heracles and the apples of the Hesperides: Heracles wearing lion-skin, club over shoulder, advancing, r., picking apple from tree, around which is entwined a serpent with arrow through neck
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 23.24 g
Axis 12
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1935.117.784
2     ✸ CNG Triton VI, 14 Jan. 2003, lot 593 = CNG Triton VIII, 11 Jan. 2005, lot 804
3     A: D 2696 / 12436 / 1716 A