RPC IV.2, 17287 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 17287 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Issue 4: with long beard and Λ(ούκιος)
Dating c. 191–192
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥ(Ρ) ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Commodus (long beard), right
Reverse inscription ϹΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design cult statue of Samian Hera standing, facing, wearing kalathos, holding patera in each hand, having fillets; between two peacocks
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 246–7
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
4 4     ✸ L: BMC 246
5 5     L: BMC 247
28 28     Tire: Inv. 91-14 SNG Turkey 5.I, no. 305
30 30     Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 21 (07/09/2014), 393