RPC IV.2, 149 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 149 (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 5 (whiskers and GERMANICVS)
Dating c. 179
Obverse inscription COMMODO CAE AV GER
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful with whiskers) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROAD
Reverse design cult statue of Apollo Smintheus standing on short column, right, having quiver at shoulder, holding patera and bow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Bellinger A 188, Cop 123
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.43689 Bellinger A 188, pl. 19
2 2     Cop: 123
3 3     ✸ G: II, 292, no. 19 SNG I, no. 1247
4 4     Nomos Obolos 3 (15/11/2015), 316