EGYPT. Antinoöpolis (?). Circa 2nd-3rd centuries. Tessera (Lead, 18 mm, 6.72 g, 11 h). Draped bust of Antinoüs to right, seen from behind. Rev. Draped bust of Antinoüs as Hermes to right, seen from behind, kerykeion over his left shoulder. Dattari (Savio) -. Emmett -. D. Wilding: Tokens of Antinous from the Roman Province of Egypt, in: A. Crisà, M. Gkikaki and C. Rowan (eds.): Tokens, Culture, Connections, Communities. London 2019, -. A lovely piece with two fine portraits. Slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
From the Rhakotis Collection, formed in the 1960s and 1970s (with collector’s ticket).