Roman , Nov 130 - c. 138 A.D.
Both the and types on this are published but the combination does not appear to be published. Nor did we find another example online. According to , lead tesserae served as local small change in during the first to the third century A.D.
Euthenia is the Greek personification of abundance or plenty. To the Romans she was . Her attributes are grain and the . On Roman coins of she often appears to be the spouse of the Nile; yet, in the Egyptian Euthenia did not exist and the Nile had no consort.RX90574. Lead
Roman , Antinoopolites (?), Portrait of , c. 130 - 153 A.D.
probably joined the entourage of when it passed through in about 124. He became Hadrian's constant companion and lover but in October 130 drowned in the Nile. Hadrian's grief knew no bounds; he enrolled him among the gods, erected a temple, and on 30 October 130 A.D., founded the city of Antinoopolis on the very bank of the Nile river where drowned. It was the capital of a new , Antinoopolites. Artists vied with each other in immortalizing his beauty. Temples and to his memory were erected all over the Empire, and there began a Cult of . On this coin he is depicted in the guise of Hermanubis. RX90575. Lead
Roman , Antinoopolites , Portrait of , c. 131 - 132 A.D.
On 30 October 130 A.D., founded the city of Antinoopolis on the very bank of the Nile river where drowned. It was the capital of a new , Antinoopolites. We believe the date on this coin is year 2 of an era beginning with the founding of Antinoopolis.
The reference has the of with a . Our coin could be with the features of and with an obscured behind. does not, however, note a crescent, which would be hard to overlook. There is no plate coin to compare. The reference may refer to our or it may not.RX39461. Lead
, cf. 4328 (uncertain match, obv, with rev, no crescent noted, year 2, R5); -; -; -, gF, 4.755 g, maximum 20.3 mm, 0o, Antinoopolis? mint, 131 - 132 A.D.?; draped of right, wearing hem-hem crown of , crescent before, possibly behind, linear ; reclining left on , raising crowning him with in right hand, in left hand, L B (year 2) left, linear ; extremely ; SOLD
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