RPC IV.2, 176 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 176 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Group 4: laureate bust
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription COMMODVS ANTONINVS A
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROAD
Reverse design cult statue of Apollo Smintheus standing on short column, right, having quiver at shoulder, holding bow and patera over lighted tripod entwined by serpent; to left, laurel-tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 1
Reference Bellinger A 216 and 233(B)
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 218
2 2     ✸ Mu SNG 74
3 3     Mu SNG 75
4 4     Private collection H. Williams, UK