RPC IV.2, 177 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 177 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue »Kyzikos«: 3.3 bust and COMMOD AVG
Dating c. 180-183
Obverse inscription IMP CAI(sic) M AVR COMMOD AVG
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short - medium length beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROA
Reverse design to l., cult statue of Apollo Smintheus standing on short column, r., having quiver at shoulder, holding patera and bow; to r., Alexander standing, l., holding patera over lighted tripod; above, eagle flying, r., holding bucranium in claws
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 6.51 g
Axis 6
Reference Bellinger A 217
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1940-10-1-198, both sides with traces of tooling