RPC IV.2, 145 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 145 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Issue Commodus as Caesar: Group 2 (GERMANICVS and SARMATICVS)
Dating 175-177
Obverse inscription L COMMODO CAES AVG FIL GERM SAR
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROA
Reverse design eagle flying, l., holding bucranium in claws
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 6.26 g
Axis 8
Reference Bellinger A 184, BMC 73
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 73 Bellinger A 184, pl. 19
2     B: I-B
3     Private collection Plankenhorn, Germany
4     O: worn, obverse legend obscure, attribution to this type uncertain