RPC IV.2, 1064 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1064 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Issue 1b: with short - medium length beard, Μ(άρκος) and Ϲ
Dating c. 180–183
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜοΔοϹ ϹΕ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short - medium length beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design river-god (Imbrasos) reclining, left, holding reed and cornucopia, resting on water-urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 253
Specimens 6 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 253
2 2     ✸ G: II, 407, no. 13 SNG I, no. 1780
3 3     NY: 1944.100.47548
4 4     C: no number
5 5     Private coll. CGT, ex Pavlos S. Pavlou
6 6     Verona: 72764 SNG 1599