RPC IV.2, 1857 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1857 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Otrus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Medophilos (archon)
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΕΡ(?) ΜΗΔΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΑΡΧ οΤΡοΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Tyche standing, left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Axis 6
Reference vA Phryg. I, 771 corr.
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1783 Wa 6367 (rev. legend as ' ƐΠΙ ƐΡΜΗΔΟΦΙΛΟΥ ...') = vA Phryg., 771, pl. 26 (rev. legend as 'ƐΠ ΙƐΡ ΜΗΔΟΦΙΛΟΥ ...')