RPC IV.2, 114 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 114 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Ilium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (uncertain title)
Issue Commodus as Caesar or Augustus
Dating c. 176-179
Obverse inscription ΑV Κ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΚΑΜΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΙΛΙƐΩΝ
Reverse design river-god Skamandros reclining, l., holding reed, resting on water-urn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 14.28 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Bellinger T 178, Amandry, lium, p. 211, type B
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: (Löbb)
2     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-1650 vA 7613
3     Bologna: 64.1394 vA 1535 = Amandry, lium, p. 211, type B, p. 214, fig. 2
4     Private coll. CGT
5     Boston: 64.1394 ex private coll. H. von Aulock, not catalogued in vA