RPC IV.2, 11369 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11369 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lydia
City Acrasus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Bassus (strategos)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡ ΒΑϹϹΟΥ ΑΚΡΑϹΙΩ(Τ)
Reverse design Artemis standing, facing, head, right, drawing quiver from arrow at shoulder, holding bow; (to right, dog)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Private coll. Doug Spangle = GRPCL Acrasus 25, reverse with dog
2 2     Private coll. CGT, as the reverse is heavily tooled it is unclear whether the ΑΚΡΑСΙΩΤ variation of the reverse legend on the die without a dog really exists