RPC IV.4, 15137 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 15137 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Year ΙΘ = 19
Dating AD 178/9
Obverse inscription Λ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ ϹƐΒ VΠΑΤ Β
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription L ΙΘ
Reverse design Apis-bull standing, r., with crescent on flank and sun disk between horns; before, altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 7.06 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference DS 9546
Specimens 5
Note Date recut on one reverse die from year 17.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Cop: 561
2     CNA 12 (26. 9. 1990), coll. Wetterstrom, 286
3     L: 1854,1227.10 BMC 1393
4     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 196, 7 Mar. 2011, lot 2323
5     Aiello