Coin of Alexandria with head of Antoninus Pius
A.D. 144–145 (?)
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria; Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis
Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 10.59 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Roma seated to left, holding spear in left hand, Nike in right.
Inscription in Greek
From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).
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