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 ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ Β ΝΕΟ(ΚΟ)
Reverse design Heracles standing, facing, head left, (or right), wearing lion skin over right shoulder, resting on club
Metal copper-based alloy
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.