RPC IV.2, 1058 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1058 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Issue 2: with long beard and Μ(άρκος)
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ϹΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design to left, cult statue of Samian Hera facing, wearing kalathos entwined by serpent, holding patera in each hand, having fillets; to right, veiled Nemesis standing, facing, plucking chiton
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 242
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 124, pl. XXXVII.2 (rev.)
2 2     B: 1890/148
3 3     NY: 1952.22.1
4 4     V-ON Leypold I, no. 768