Bronze Drachm of Antoninus Pius

Title

Bronze Drachm of Antoninus Pius

Inventory Number

DN 27

Materials

AE

Weight

25.18 g

Diameter

33 mm

Mint

Alexandria in Egypt

Description

Obverse: Laureate portrait of Antoninus Pius, r.; inscription completely worn. Reverse: Egyptian shrine, having two papyrus head columns and rounded pediment decorated with a disc and uraei. Within the temple the statue of Isis suckling Harpokrates before palm branch. Inscription ΔΩΔΕΚΑΤΟΥ. In exergue L.

Date

148/149 AD (year 12)

Bibliography

Unpublished

Comparisons

BMC, Alexandria and the Nomes, nos. 1195; Dattari, no. 3046;Emmett, no. 1587.

Files

DN_27_18 recto resized.jpg
DN_27_19 verso resized.jpg
Date Added
August 28, 2017
Collection
Roman Coins
Item Type
Ancient Coin
Citation
“Bronze Drachm of Antoninus Pius,” Diniacopoulos Coin Collection, accessed May 21, 2018, http://diniacopoulos.omeka.net/items/show/6.