RPC IV.2, 159 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 159 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue »Kyzikos«: 3.3 bust and COMMOD AVG
Dating c. 180-183
Obverse inscription IMP CAI(sic) M AVR COMMOD AVG
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short - medium length beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROAD
Reverse design nude Hercules/Heracles (bearded) standing, r., resting r. hand on hip, l. arm wrapped in lion skin, resting on club which stands on rock(?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 5.47 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Bellinger A 199
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 244
2     ✸ Yale: ex PRF
3     Private coll. M. & G. Perazza