RPC IV.2, 112 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 112 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Ilium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Issue bare Commodus (youthful) with Αὐτοκράτωρ title
Dating probably 176–177, otherwise 176–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΚΤΩΡ ΙΛΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design helmeted Hector advancing, right, holding fire brand and shield; to right, two ships, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference Bellinger T 176 corr., Amandry, lium, p. 211, type D
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.43945 Bellinger T 176, pl. 8 = Amandry, lium, p. 211, type D, p. 214, fig. 4
2 2     V: GR 33345
3 3     ✸ B: I-B F. Imhoof-Blumer, Nomisma 5 (1910), p. 32, pl. II.22 (rev.), cast in Winterthur
4 4     Çanakkale: Inv. 10127 SNG Turkey 3.I, no. 627
5 5     Çanakkale: Inv. 10039 SNG Turkey 3.I, no. 626