RPC IV.2, 1099 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1099 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Erythrae
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Lucius Aelius Lysimachos (strategos)
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜοΔο[Ϲ]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ Λ ΑΙ Λ[ΥϹΙ]ΜΑΧοΥ ΕΡΥ
Reverse design two warriors (Erythros and Knopos?) standing, facing each other, each with one foot on prow, one holding spear and shield, the other holding spear and sword
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 260
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 260
2 2     O
3 3     P: 1326 Wa 1684