RPC IV.2, 150 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 150 (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 2 (youthful and GERMANICVS)
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription COMMODO CAE AVG FIL GER
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROA(D)
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 23 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1920-8-5-1075, under 'Corinth', obverse legend obscure, hence attribution to this type (rather than the similar https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/36320) tentative; rev. legend COL AVG TROA only
2 2     ✸ P: 238
3 3     P: 239
5 5     O
6 6     Peus 403 (27/04/2011), 631