RPC IV.2, 1289 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1289 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Hypaepa
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Apollonios Menek[ratous?] (first strategos for the second time)
Issue Commodus
Dating c. 179–180
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜοΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass, right, seen from centre (or front)
Reverse inscription ΑΠοΛΛΩΝΙοΥ ΜΕΝΕΚ ϹΤΡΑ Το Β Α ΥΠΑΙΠΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design to left, turreted Tyche standing, right, holding long transverse sceptre; to right, Apollo seated, left, holding lyre; both supporting statue of Artemis Anaïtis
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 12
Reference Hochard 771, Altınoluk 68$, LS 80, no. 12
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Coll. Ramsay = LS 80, no. 12, pl. IV.8 (rev.)
2 2     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-1985 vA 2965 = Kraft, pp. 189–90, pl. 90.10 = Hochard 771c, pl. 39
3 3     Lindgren III, 474
4 4     P: Delepierre 1 Hochard 771a, pl. 39
5 5     G. Hirsch 224 (20/11/2002), 668
6 6     Kölner Münzkabinett 107 (07/10/2017), 117
7 7     CNG Electronic Auction 353 (17/06/2015), 293 = GRPCL Hypaepa 158
8 8     Harvard: 2005.47 Hochard 771b, pl. 39