RPC IV.1, 5251 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5251 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
Subregion Argolis
City Argos
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝ[ΟϹ ΕΥϹΕΒΗϹ?]
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius, right
Reverse inscription ΑΡΓΕΙωΝ
Reverse design circular temple of Zeus with dome-shaped roof decorated with three eagles; building on base and with eight columns; inside, nude Zeus standing, facing, head, right, holding long sceptre, resting left arm on hip
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 2, 5, 11
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1920-8-5-1358
2 2     P: 134
3 3     A: 403a V. Grigorova, RSN 78 (1999), p. 92, no. 3, obverse as 'Hadrian'
3 3     Freiburg: 13943
4 4     Private coll.