RPC IV.2, 2036 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2036 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Magistrate Gaius Asinius Frugi (archon)
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜοΔοϹ ΚΑΙϹΑ[Ρ] (Δ with long serifs)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription [ΕΠ]Ι Γ ΑϹ[Ι?]Ν ΦΡ[ο]ΥΓΙ ΑΡΧοΝ ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝ[ΩΝ] (Δ with long serifs)
Reverse design nude Dionysus (youthful) standing, facing, head, left, holding cantharus and long thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 5
Reference Hochard 1961, F. Imhoof-Blumer, RSN 19 (1913), 57, no. 162
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: B-I F. Imhoof-Blumer, RSN 19 (1913), 57, no. 162, slightly misreading name of 'magistrate' = GRPCL Sardes (Sardis) 459 = Hochard 1961a, pl. 112, overstruck, with split flan