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 Bassus (strategos)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse design to left, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; to right, Tyche standing, left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia; between them above, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 15
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 15
2 2     ✸ V: GR 19347 (Medaillon) GRPCL Acrasus 24
3 3     CNG Electronic Auction 109 (02/03/2005), 111, bought from A.H. Baldwin and Sons in June 1978