RPC IV.2, 123 (temporary)


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 123 (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 Zeus in the form of an eagle, facing, head, left, spreading wings, abducting nude Ganymede with Phrygian cap and pedum, left, head, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Bellinger T 187 var., von Fritze, Ilion 77, A. Löbbecke, ZfN 17 (1890), 9, no. 2
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     B: (Löbb) A. Löbbecke, ZfN 17 (1890), 9, no. 2, pl. I.15 = von Fritze, Ilion 77, Beilage 64 (rev.)
4 4     V: GR 35931 Prowe III, 666, not illustrated
6 6     ✸ P: 758 Wa 1164