RPC IV.2, 222 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 222 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus or sole ruler: without personal name but perhaps part of the issue of Lucius Aurelius Dorylaos II, strategos
Dating c. 179–180
Obverse inscription ΚΟΜΟΔ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΛΑΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design kalathos containing poppy and four ears of corn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 14 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference A. Löbbecke, ZfN 12 (1885), 314, no. 2
Specimens 8 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: (Löbb) A. Löbbecke, ZfN 12 (1885), 314, no. 2
2 2     ✸ O
3 3     Mu SNG 429
4 4     V-ON Leypold I, no. 516
5 5     Private coll. Mark Samolis
6 6     Private coll. CGT, ex Galeria Antica, obverse die 're-freshed'
7 7     Private coll. CGT, ex Savoca Numismatik
8 8     Private coll. CGT, ex Lanz