RPC IV.2, 147 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 147 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus: Group 3 (youthful, GERMANICVS and SARMATICVS)
Dating c. 177-179
Obverse inscription COMMODO CAES AVG FIL GERMA SARM
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROA
Reverse design nude Apollo standing with foot on omphalos(?), l., resting elbow on knee, holding laurel-branch and cloak
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 6.56 g
Axis 12
Reference Bellinger A 186, Cop 120
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Cop: 120, obverse double struck = Bellinger A 186, pl. 19
2     Rio: Inv. 1924.1270.3 SNG Brasil 1, no. 1229, worn, both legends obscure but probably this type