RPC IV.2, 122 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 122 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Ilium
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Group 2: ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟС
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙΛΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design to right, nude Ganymede seated on rock, left, wearing Phrygian cap, holding cup; to left, Zeus in the form of an eagle standing, right, spreading wings, holding cup with claw, drinking; behind eagle, tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 2, 12
Reference Bellinger T 186, von Fritze, Ilion 76, Cop 411
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Rome, Collegio di Propaganda Fide = Bellinger T 186, pl. 9 = von Fritze, Ilion 76, Beilage 64 (rev.), obverse heavily tooled
3 3     Cop: 411
4 4     ✸ Boston: 2002.23 Bank Leu 30 (28/04/1982), 395 = Triton 5 (15/01/2002), 1719, obverse lightly double struck