RPC IV.2, 1836 (temporary)


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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 (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Dating c. 176-179
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, r., seen from front
Reverse design to l., emperor (Marcus Aurelius) standing, r., wearing toga, holding scroll; to r., nude Heracles (youthful) standing, l., wearing lion-scalp, resting arm on club, holding lion skin; both clasping hands
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 25.90 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference vA Phryg. I, 491–2
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

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