RPC IV.2, 1059 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1059 (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 ΑV(Ρ) ΚΟΜΟΔΟ(Ϲ)
Obverse design laureate head of Commodus (long beard), r.
Reverse inscription ϹΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design cult statue of Samian Hera standing, facing, wearing kalathos, holding patera in each hand, having fillets; between two peacocks
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference BMC 243-5, Cop 1737
Specimens 29 (17 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 243
2 2     L: BMC 244
3 3     L: BMC 245
6 6     L: 1961-3-1-307
7 7     O
8 8     Cop: 1737
9 9     Lindgren I, 596
10 10     Tübingen SNG 3292
11 11     Bern: Righetti 929
12 12     ✸ P: 3398
13 13     P: Duplicates, authenticity doubtful: cast?
14 14     P: Duplicates
15 15     B: (Löbb)
16 16     B: (Fox)
17 17     B: (Löbb)
18 18     Mu: 22
19 19     Mu: 22a, acc. 13002
20 20     NY: 1944.100.47552
21 21     V: GR 18063
22 22     Yale: ex PRF
23 23     Yale: ex PRF
24 24     E.J. Waddell 1 (09/12/1982), 225, pl. 14
25 25     C: Mossop
26 26     Ödemiş: Inv. 2007-174 SNG Turkey 7.I, no. 139
27 27     Alex G. Malloy 33 (19/06/1992), 168
29 29     Alex G. Malloy 31 (26/10/1990), 401, worn, attribution to this type not entirely certain
31 31     SNG Tatış I, no. 428
32 32     Freiburg: 210
33 33     Verona: 70486 SNG 1600