RPC IV.2, 1836 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1836 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Ceretapa Diocaesarea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue bare Commodus (youthful) with Αὐτοκράτωρ title
Dating probably 176–177, otherwise 176–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse design to left, emperor (Marcus Aurelius) standing, right, wearing toga, holding scroll; to right, nude Heracles (youthful) standing, left, wearing lion-scalp, resting arm on club, holding lion skin; both clasping hands
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference vA Phryg. I, 491–2
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-2175 vA 8393 = vA Phryg. I, 491, pl. 15
2 2     P: 672 Wa 5800 = Robert, Villes, p. 107, n. 2, pl. II.2 (rev.), vA Phryg. I, 492, pl. 15
3 3     Private coll. CGT, ex Time Machine, worn, both legends obscure
4 4     Private coll. CGT
5 5     Numismatik Naumann 88 (05/04/2020), 450
6 6     Private coll. Yothr