RPC IV.4, 15154 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 15154 (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 caduceus, serpent heads crowned with skhent, between stalks of corn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.18 g
Axis 11
Reference DS 9545
Specimens 2
Note Date recut on reverse die from year 19.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Milan SNG 1376
1     ✸ DS 9545 = Lanz 20 (13. 4. 1981), 620 = Auctiones 7, 1977, 458 (Figari - Mosconi 933) illustrated KG 41.17