RPC IV.2, 1839 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1839 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Ceretapa Diocaesarea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
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 Cybele seated, left, wearing kalathos, extending arm, resting arm on tympanum; between two seated lions
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 7
Reference vA Phryg. I, 496–7
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Florence: Inv. 35726/35 S. Bani, M. Benci and A. Vanni, I Medaglioni Provinciali e i Contorniati Romani nelle raccolte del Monetiere del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze. Vol. II (Florence, 2012), 49, no. 40 = vA Phryg. I, 496, pl. 15 (rev.), both legends with traces of tooling
2 2     Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 4136 = Hesperia Art Bulletin 8 (1959), 55, ex coll. R. Hecht