RPC IV.2, 111 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 111 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Ilium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as Caesar: Issue 1
Dating 175-177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑV ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙ ΓƐΡ ϹƐ Υ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙΛΙƐΩΝ
Reverse design to l., cult statue of Athena of Ilium standing on column, r., wearing kalathos, holding spear and spindle; in centre, emperor Marcus Aurelius (or Alexander?) standing on low base, l., raising hand; to r., Nike standing on higher base, l., crowning emperor
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 14.15 g
Axis 6
Reference Bellinger T 175 corr.
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: (Löbb) Bellinger T 175, pl. 8, cast in Winterthur, reverse with traces of tooling