RPC IV.2, 10714 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 10714 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Abydus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aelius Zoilos (archon for the second time, possibly asiarch)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥ [ΚΑΙ] Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧ [ΑΙ]Λ ΖΩΙΛΟΥ Τ[Ο?] Β ΑΒΥΔΗ
Reverse design nude Dionysus (youthful) reclining, left, on panther walking, right, Dionysus' head, right, holding long thyrsus, resting arm on panther's neck
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland 13 (09/10/2003), coll. J.-P. Righetti, 336