RPC IV.2, 11281 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11281 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Ilium
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Group 1: ΚΟΜΟΔΟС
Dating c. 180
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙΛΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus in the form of an eagle, facing, head, left, spreading wings, abducting nude Ganymede with Phrygian cap and pedum, left, head, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Bellinger T 187, von Fritze, Ilion 77 var.
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Troy Excavations 66 = Bellinger T 187, pl. 9
3 3     B: (Fox)
4 4     ✸ Private coll. CGT, ex Numismatik Naumann