RPC IV.2, 1060 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1060 (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, nude Poseidon standing with foot on rock, facing, head, right, holding trident; to right, nude Zeus standing, facing, head, left, holding thunderbolt and long sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 248
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 248, authenticity doubtful: cast?
2 2     ✸ P: 3395, authenticity doubtful: cast?