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 ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙΛΙƐΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus in the form of an eagle, facing, head, l., spreading wings, abducting nude Ganymede with Phrygian cap and pedum, l., head, r.
Metal Æ
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