RPC IV.2, 158 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 158 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue »Kyzikos«: 1 head and COMMOD AVG
Dating c. 180–183
Obverse inscription IMP CAI(sic) M AVR COMMOD AVG
Obverse design laureate head of Commodus (short - medium length beard), right
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROAD
Reverse design nude Apollo standing with foot on omphalos(?), left, leaning forward, resting elbow on knee, holding laurel-branch (over raven standing, left, head, right, with laurel wreath in beak)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference Bellinger A 198
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Amsterdam Bellinger A 198, pl. 19
2 2     P: 242, worn
3 3     ✸ V: GR 16611
4 4     Private collection Plankenhorn, Germany
5 5     Private coll., Baton Rouge
6 6     CNG Electronic Auction 210 (13/05/2009), 94, reverse without raven