RPC IV.2, 22 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 22 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus: Group 5 (whiskers and GERMANICVS)
Dating c. 179
Obverse inscription COMMODO CAE AV GER
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful with whiskers) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROAD (TROAD in wrong order in field)
Reverse design to left, cult statue of Apollo Smintheus standing on short column, right, holding patera and bow; to right, Alexander standing on short column, left, holding patera over lighted altar; above, eagle flying, right, holding bucranium in claws
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Reference Bellinger A 189
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ vA 1468 = Bellinger A 189, pl. 19