RPC IV.2, 118 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 118 (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 ΙΛΙƐΩΝ
Reverse design she-wolf standing, r., head, l., feeding twins; behind, eagle standing on rock, facing, spreading wings
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 4.71 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Bellinger T 182, von Fritze, Ilion 81, BMC 66, Cop 404
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu SNG 255 = Bellinger T 182, pl. 8 (rev.) = von Fritze, Ilion 81, Beilage 64 (rev.)
2     ✸ L: BMC 66
3     Gotha
4     V: GR 33332
5     Cop: 404