RPC IV.2, 2176 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2176 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Temenothyrae
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate G[aios] Aron[tios] Maternos (asiarch)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus or sole ruler
Dating c. 179–180
Obverse inscription ΑV Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse design Mên standing in biga drawn by galloping hump-backed bulls, l., wearing Phrygian cap, holding pine cone and long sceptre; behind his shoulders, crescent
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 21, Cop 741, GM 726, no. 640
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 21, pl. XLVIII.1
2 2     B: I-B GM 726, no. 640
3 3     Cop: 741