RPC IV.2, 1271 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1271 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lydia
City Hierocaesarea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Publius Sextus Philippus (archon for the second time)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus or sole ruler
Dating c. 179–180
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚοΜΜοΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧ [Π?] [Ϲ]ΕΞ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Τ Β ΙΕΡΟΚΑΙϹΑΡΕΩΝ (Ξ shaped as Ζ)
Reverse design Perseus advancing, right, wearing military dress, holding harpa and Medusa-head
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference C. Fontana, RIN 69 (1967), 50, no. 13
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Ex private coll. C. Fontana = C. Fontana, RIN 69 (1967), 50, no. 13, pl. II.13 = Lanz 92 (04/06/1999), 722, pl. 30
2 2     St Florian Kenner, p. 160, pl. V.17
3 3     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 241 (10/10/2016), 1906 = GRPCL Hierocaesarea 106, reverse with traces of tooling?
4 4     Private coll. CGT = Numismatik Naumann 76 (07/04/2019), 257