RPC IV.2, 1331 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1331 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Magnesia ad Sipylum
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Ail. Attikos Quadratos (strategos)
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ Α ΚοΔΡΑ ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩ ϹΙΠVΛο
Reverse design turreted Cybele seated in biga drawn by lions, l., holding reins, resting arm on tympanum
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Hochard 1081, BMC 60
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Private coll. Curtis Clay, ex Savoca Numismatik
1 1     L: BMC 60 Kraft, p. 189, pl. 90.9
2 2     P: 680 GRPCL Magnesia ad Sipylum 146
3 3     ✸ P: 681 Hochard 1081c, pl. 55
4 4     B: (Löbb) Hochard 1081a, pl. 55
5 5     Private coll. CGT, ex Thymius, worn
6 6     GRPCL Magnesia ad Sipylum 145