RPC IV.2, 11279 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11279 (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 ΙΛΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design The Judgement of Paris: to left, Athena, Hera and Aphrodite standing, right, before Paris seated on rock under tree, left, wearing Phrygian cap and holding apple in right hand and pedum in left hand; in left upper field, syrinx
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 1
Reference Bellinger T —, Amandry, lium, p. 211, type C
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Gorny & Mosch 121 (10/03/2003), 316
2 2     ✸ Gorny 73 (11/10/1995), 257 = Triton 20 (10/01/2017), 453 = Amandry, lium, p. 211, type C, p. 214, fig. 3, obverse slightly double struck, traces of tooling