RPC IV.2, 11338 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #21

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11338 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate P. Ai. Pios (strategos)
Alliance with Ephesus
Issue Issue 2
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡ Π ΑΙ ΠΙΟV ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΠƐΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ Κ ƐΦƐ(Ϲ)
Reverse design to l., Asclepius standing, facing, head, r., holding serpent-staff; at his feet, omphalos; to r., cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 6
Reference Weisser 1240a, Franke & Nollé 1512–22, Kampmann 102, nos 4–5, BMC 357
Specimens 13 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
4 4     L: BMC 357
5 5     P: 1322 SNG 2183
6 6     V: GR 16462
19 19     NY: 1944.100.43370
21 21     ✸ B: 18266347, Löbb. Franke & Nollé 1512, pl. 71 = Kampmann 4, no. 4.1, pl. 1 (V3, R4), both with incorrect weight and accession details owing to swapped coins in B coll.
22 22     Private coll. F. Vink, Netherlands = CNG Electronic Auction 284 (08/08/2012), 152 = CNG Electronic Auction 375 (01/06/2016), 545
24 24     Kölner Münzkabinett 106 (11/03/2017), 379 = Kölner Münzkabinett Electronic Auction 3 (25/06/2017), 242
24 24     Münster: M 1035
25 25     Amsterdam: 5743 Kampmann 102, no. 5.1, pl. 1 (R5)
26 26     Stuttgart: 15-924
27 27     Private coll. Kovacs = Frank L. Kovacs 12 (30/11/1995), 180
28 28     Ex PRF
29 29     Florence Williams, Florence (Mysia) no. 71