A.K.Collection: Coin ID N14 from Lot no. 621

   

Alexandria Antoninus Pius AD 138-161. Drachm (AE; 33-34mm; 22.00g; 12h) (year 21) 157/158. [ ]AVT K AI AΔΡ – [ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC CEB] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L K-A (= year 21) Nilus seated left, head to left, wears himation over lower limbs and left arm, holds cornucopiae (from which springs infant genius, offering him wreath), and in left reed; beneath, crocodile.

BMC – cf. 136, 1156 (different year and head of Nilus to right) and pl. 19; Dattari 2735var; Geissen 2 p. 366, 1805var (head of Nilus to right).

 

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