RPC IV.2, 1457 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1457 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Philadelphia
Region Lydia
City Philadelphia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Publius Caecilius Kleon (first archon)
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ] [Κ]Α Λ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜοΔοϹ ΑΥ[
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ [Π ΚΑΙ]ΚΙ ΚΛΕΩΝοϹ ΑΡΧ Α ΦΙΛΑΔΕΦΕΩΝ(sic) (Φs shaped as ·|·, Ωs as closed ∩)
Reverse design nude Dionysus (youthful) standing, left, holding cantharus over panther and thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1493
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1968-10-1-5 GRPCL Philadelphia 290
2 2     Mu SNG 425 = Hochard 1493a, pl. 78