RPC IV.2, 160 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 160 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue »Kyzikos«: 3.2 bust and COMMO AVG
Dating c. 180-183
Obverse inscription IMP CAI(sic) M AVR COMMO AVG
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROA
Reverse design nude and drunken Hercules/Heracles standing, r., supported by two Sartyrs and Pan
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 6.54 g
Axis 6
Reference Bellinger A 200, BMC 74
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 74, pl. V.8 (rev.), obverse with traces of tooling
2     Ex private coll. Osnabrück, Germany, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
3     Rollin & Feuardent, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin