RPC IV.4, 466


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 466
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year Ɛ = 5
Dating AD 141/2
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 Ε
Reverse design Heracles and the apples of the Hesperides: Heracles wearing lion skin, club over shoulder, advancing, right, picking apple from tree, around which is entwined a serpent with arrow through neck
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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