RPC IV.1, 10978 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 10978 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
Subregion Argolis
City Troezen
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ Κ[ο]ΜΜοΔοϹ ΑΝ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum(?), r.
Reverse inscription ΤΡοΙΖΗΝΙⲰΝ
Reverse design uncertain nude male figure standing, l., holding long sceptre(?) and resting l. arm on short pillar (shaped as head or perhaps covered in a pelt); to r. seated animal (Dionysus and panther?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 8.40 g
Axis 2, 12
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: (Fox)
2     B: (Löbb)
3     Ex private coll. Boocke (electrotype C Leake 5895, Addenda European Greece, p. 14.7)