RPC IV.2, 1938 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1938 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Cadi
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aelius Menophilos (archon)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179, probably c. 178–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse design to left, Hygieia standing, right, feeding serpent from patera; to right, Asclepius standing, facing, head, left, holding serpent-staff
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 27
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 27
2 2     ✸ P: 638 Wa 5780
4 4     G. Hirsch 236 (23/09/2004), 2360