RPC IV.4, 15498 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 15498 (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 Β VΠΑΤ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription L ΙΘ
Reverse design emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Commodus) laureate-headed(?), wearing togas, Marcus on l. holding Nike and eagle-tipped sceptre, Commodus on r. holding sceptre and parazonium(?), standing, facing, heads facing eachother, in quadriga to front
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 25.32 g
Axis 12
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1967/1740 (Maspero)