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 Herakleides Askle[piadou] (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, r., seen from rear
Reverse design to l., turreted Cybele (or Tyche?) standing, facing, holding patera and tympanum; to r., turreted Cybele standing, l., holding patera and tympanum; r. Cybele between two seated lions
Metal Æ
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