RPC IV.2, 17413 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 17413 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Dardanus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ [Κ]ΑΙϹΑΡ (retrograde, Αs with curved crossbar))
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, left, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΔΑΡΔΑΝΙωΝ (Α with curved crossbar)
Reverse design Zeus in the form of an eagle, facing, spreading wings, abducting nude Ganymede with Phrygian cap and pedum; Ganymede stroking eagle's head
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Nomos Obolos 22 (06/03/2022), 533