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 (uncertain title)
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 Cybele seated, l., wearing kalathos, extending arm, resting arm on tympanum; between two seated lions
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 25.24 g
Axis 7
Reference vA Phryg. I, 496–7
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
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     Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 4136 = Hesperia Art Bulletin 8 (1959), 55, ex coll. R. Hecht