RPC IV.4, 3330


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Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3330
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Year ΙΖ = 17
Dating AD 177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡ[ΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΟΜΜ]ΟΔΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L ΙΖ
Reverse design Zeus seated, left, holding patera and long sceptre; at his feet, eagle
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 22 mm
Reference D 3837
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Dattari read L ΙΖ. The date is not clear from the rubbing in DS but it is convincing as the obverse inscription was used for Commodus (Augustus) in year 17 only.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ D 3837