RPC IV.2, 1654 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1654 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Miletopolis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus or sole ruler: without personal name but (probably) part of the issue of Eutyches Alexandrou, strategos
Dating c. 179–180
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΕΙΛΗΤΟϹ ΚΤΙϹΤΗϹ
Reverse design youthful Miletos standing on prow, left, head, right, extending arm, holding spear and shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Schwertheim 46
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O
2 2     L: 1919-4-17-42
3 3     ✸ P: 857 (2), transferred from 'Miletus', previously no. 1899 Wa 1865, under 'Miletus'
4 4     Olympus Numismatik 1 (17/02/2023), 393