RPC IV.2, 1164 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1164 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lydia
City Acrasus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Bassos (strategos)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177-179
Obverse inscription ΑVΤΟ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΒΑϹϹΟV ΑΚΡΑϹΙΩΤΩΝ
Reverse design to l., cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; to r., Tyche standing, l., wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia; between them above, star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Average weight 32.83 g
Axis 6
Reference BMC 15
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 15
2     ✸ V: GR 19347 (Medaillon)
3     CNG Electronic Auction 109 (02/03/2005), 111, bought from A.H. Baldwin and Sons in June 1978