RPC IV.4, 3277


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3277
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Issue Year ΙϚ = 16
Dating AD 175/6
Obverse inscription [ ]
Obverse design bare-headed(?) bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription [ ]
Reverse design emperor (Commodus as Caesar) in military dress standing, facing, head, left, holding uncertain object and long sceptre(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Reference DS 9537 (pl. 206)
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The reverse is probably Commodus Caesar as Princeps Iuventutis, as on https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/25502 and https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/77047. If so, it should belong to year 16.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ DS 9537 (pl 206)