RPC IV.2, 1147 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1147 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Issue Commodus as Caesar
Dating 175-177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑVΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΦƐϹΙΩΝ Β ΝƐΟ(ΚΟ)
Reverse design Heracles standing, facing, head l., (or r.), wearing lion skin over r. shoulder, resting on club
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Reference Karwiese 363
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Lindgren I, 465 = CNG Electronic Auction 160 (14/03/2007) 184 = Karwiese 363 (V9, R27), on reverse head of Heracles, l.
2 2     Ephesus: 23/96 found at 'Stadion'
3 3     Vat: 59
4 4     Gorny & Mosch 241 (10/10/2016), 1892, on reverse head of Heracles, r.