RPC IV.2, 1255 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1255 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Iulia Gordus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Glaukos
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ ΑΥ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse design bearded emperor (Marcus Aurelius) galloping over foe, right, wearing military dress, brandishing thunderbolt
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 505, BMC 30
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 30 Kraft, p. 186, pl. 87.4 = GRPCL Gordus-Julia 63 = Hochard 505a, pl. 26