Antoninus Pius, AD 139 to 161, Roman Egypt, Alexandrian bronze drachm. LABOURS OF HERCULES.

Ancient Coins - Antoninus Pius, AD 139 to 161, Roman Egypt, Alexandrian bronze drachm.  LABOURS OF HERCULES.
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This reverse depicts Hercules' fourth labour where he captured the Cerynean Hind. This type with Hercules left is much scarcer than the Hercules right examples, although on coin in this series can be considered common.

Denomination : AE drachm.  Mint : Alexandria in Egypt.

Date : year-10 (AD 147).

Reference : Milne-not listed.  Emmett-1548.

Size : 34.3 x 35.0 grams.  Weight : 21.44 grams.

Grade : Fine with an even dark brown patination.

Obverse : Head of Antoninus Pius right with AVTKTAILADR ANTWNINOCCEBEVC around (the last few letters are not struck up, so it is not possible to determine which spacing variation this is).

Reverse : Hercules standing left with his club, holding the Cerynean Hind by it's antlers, with the date marks L DE K ATOV (Year-10) around.

Price SKU: vcoin3817
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