RPC IV.2, 1090 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1090 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Phocaea
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Heraklides Askle— (strategos for the second time)
Dating c. 184–188
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse design to left, turreted Cybele (or Tyche?) standing, facing, holding patera and tympanum; to right, turreted Cybele standing, left, holding patera and tympanum; right Cybele between two seated lions
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference Tanriöver K52, BMC 144, Cop 1066
Specimens 7 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 144 Kraft, p. 189, pl. 90.7a
2 2     Cop: 1066 Kraft, p. 189
3 3     ✸ P: 2016
4 4     P: no number, under 'Unidentified'
5 5     V: GR 17547, authenticity doubtful: cast
6 6     V: GR 17548, authenticity doubtful: cast?
7 7     Private coll. CGT, ex Gerhard Rohde