RPC IV.2, 17415 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 17415 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate G. Asin. Frougi (archon)
Dating 175-177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑVΡ ΚοΜοΔοϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ (Δ with long serifs)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Γ ΑⳞΙΝ ΦΡοΥΓΙ ΑΡΧο ⳞΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Δ (with long serifs)
Reverse design emperor (Marcus Aurelius) galloping over Persian foe, r., wearing military dress, raising arm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ G. Hirsch 217 (27/09/2001), 1960, pl. 24, obverse tooled