RPC I, 3857

 

Image of specimen #20

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3857
Province Kingdom of Commagene
Region Commagene
City Kingdom of Commagene
Reign Antiochus IV of Commagene
Person (obv.) Antiochos IV of Commagene (king)
Issue II. Straight edge, oval fans
Obverse inscription ΒΑΣΙΛΕΥΣ·ΜΕΓΑΣ·ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΣ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Antiochos IV, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΟΜΜΑΓΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design scorpion; all in wreath (wreath enclosed in lines)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 14.15 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference BMC 7, Kovacs 237–8
Specimens 23
Note Countermarks: see introduction. For a variety with the reverse legend in horizontal lines, see G. Hirsch 175, 24 Sept. 1992, lot 520, 14.02.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 7
2     L BMC 8
3     L BMC 9
4     L BMC 10
5     P: 13
6     P: 14
7     P: 15
8     P: 16
9     P: 17
10     P: 18
11     P: 19
12     P: 20
13     P: 20a
14     P: de Ricci
15     P: de Ricci
16     P: de Ricci
17     Lindgren 1882
18     Leeds-UL: 1012
19     CNG EA 176, 14 Nov. 2007, lot 27
20     ✸ VAuctions 320, 16 Sept. 2016, lot 191
21     CGT coll.
22     CGT coll.
23     CGT coll.