RPC IV.2, 1542 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1542 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lydia
City Thyatira
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Eudios II (strategos)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 178-179
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription Ɛ ϹΤΡΑ ƐΥΔΙΟΥ Β ΘΥΑΤΙΡΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Heracles standing, facing, head, l., resting arm on club, holding lion skin
Metal Æ
Average diameter 32 mm
Average weight 16.25 g
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 2415, GRMK 134, no. 4, F. Leypold, MÖNG 32 (1992), 10, no. 17
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: B-I GRMK 134, no. 4
2     ✸ B: 8056, ex coll. Wellenheim 6324 Kraft, p. 187, pl. 87.7b = Hochard 2415b, pl. 142
3     V-ON Leypold I, no. 1287 = F. Leypold, MÖNG 32 (1992), 10, no. 17 = Hochard 2415a, pl. 142
4     Bolvadin Museum = R. Ashton, C. Lightfoot and A. Özime, Anatolia Antiqua VIII (2000), 177, no. 61, pl. II
5     Private coll. CGT, worn
6     Private coll. CGT, worn
7     Kölner Münzkabinett 107 (07/10/2017), 176 = GRPCL Thyateira 228
8     Private coll. CGT, worn, both legends obscure