RPC IV.2, 115 (temporary)


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 115 (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 ΑV ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΚΤΩΡ ΙΛΙƐΩΝ
Reverse design helmeted Hector standing in galloping biga, r., head, r. or l., holding transverse spear and shield
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 8.56 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Bellinger T 179, von Fritze, Ilion 79, Cop 405
Specimens 7 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu SNG 254 = Bellinger T 179, pl. 8 (rev.) = von Fritze, Ilion 79, Beilage 64 (rev.)
2     Gotha
3     V: GR 33872 J. Hirsch 21 (16/11/1908), coll. Consul Weber, 2594, not illustrated
4     Cop: 405
5     C: Lewis 1330
6     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-1651, ex private coll. H. von Aulock, not catalogued in vA
7     B: (Löbb)