RPC IV.4, 2243


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 2243
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΚΔ = 24
Dating AD 160/1
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription L ΚΔ
Reverse design sistrum
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 12 mm
Axis 12
Reference D 3028 (not DS)
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Needs verfication. The coin is not illustrated in DS. The type is plausible for this denomination as there are earlier parallels under Trajan and Hadrian but it is also possible that Dattari misinterpreted a worn scorpion type, cf https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/24468.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     D 3028 (not DS)
2 2     ✸ GK coll.