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
Average weight 3.03 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference BMC 243-5, Cop 1737
Specimens 28

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 243
2     L: BMC 244, pierced, 3.34g
3     L: BMC 245
6     L: 1961-3-1-307
7     O
8     Cop: 1737
9     Lindgren I, 596
10     Tübingen SNG 3292
11     Bern: Righetti 929
12     ✸ P: 3398
13     P: Duplicates, authenticity doubtful: cast?
14     P: Duplicates
15     B: (Löbb)
16     B: (Fox)
17     B: (Löbb)
18     Mu: 22
19     Mu: 22a, acc. 13002
20     NY: 1944.100.47552
21     V: GR 18063
22     Yale: ex PRF
23     Yale: ex PRF
24     E.J. Waddell 1 (09/12/1982), 225, pl. 14
25     C: Mossop
26     Ödemiş: Inv. 2007-174 SNG Turkey 7.I, no. 139
27     Alex G. Malloy 33 (19/06/1992), 168
29     Alex G. Malloy 31 (26/10/1990), 401, worn, attribution to this type not entirely certain
31     SNG Tatış I, no. 428
32     Freiburg: 210