Drachm of Alexandria with bust of Antinous

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 134–135


Mint: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 30.40 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.233

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Antinous right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Antinous as Hermes on horseback right, wearing cloak and carrying caduceus.
In field: Greek letters.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)