RPC IV.2, 1179 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1179 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Bagis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Apollodoros (stephanephoros (and hiereus?) for the second time)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus or sole ruler
Dating 178–180
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ ϹΕ (Ρ shaped as Ϸ)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful - lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΠΟΛΛΟΔΩΡ(ΟΥ) Τ Β Ι ϹΤΕΦ ΒΑΓΗΝΩΝ (Ρ shaped as Ϸ, one specimen with additional ligature ΒΑΓΗΝΩΝ)
Reverse design Tyche standing, facing, head, left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 119, BMC 22
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 22 GRPCL Bagis (Bageis) 58
2 2     P: 118 Wa 4889 = GRPCL Bagis (Bageis) 59 = Hochard 119a, pl. 7
3 3     ✸ MMAG 41 (18/06/1970), 413, pl. 23 MünzZentrum 43 (27/04/1981), 503 = Fritz Rudolf Künker 124 (16/03/2007), 9229 = GRPCL Bagis (Bageis) 60
4 4     Gorny 79 (14/10/1996), 402