RPC IV.2, 1224 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1224 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Nicaea Cilbianorum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus: Group 2 (Seen from front and starting with Αὐτοκράτωρ Καίσαρ)
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΚΙΛΒΙΑΝΩΝ ΠΕΡΙ ΝΕΙΚΕΑΝ
Reverse design to left, Hygieia standing, right, feeding serpent from patera; to right, Asclepius standing, facing, holding serpent-staff
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6
Reference F. Imhoof-Blumer, NZ 20 (1888), 12, no. 18
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B F. Imhoof-Blumer, NZ 20 (1888), 12, no. 18