RPC IV.4, 3563


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3563
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Year ΛΒ = 32
Dating AD 191/2
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΙΛ ΑΥΡ Κ[ΟΜ ϹΕ ΕΥΕ ΕΥΤΥ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L ΛΒ
Reverse design Roma (or Athena) seated, left, holding Nike, resting hand on long sceptre; beside throne, shield
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note Conventionally described as Athena but surely Roma, as holding a sceptre and no aegis visible.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1974.26.3931