RPC IV.2, 223 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 223 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Without personal name but possibly part of the issues of the strategoi Titus Flavius Pyramos or Lucius Castricius Schinos
Dating c. 188–192
Obverse inscription ΑΥ(Τ) ΚΑΙ ΚοΜΜοΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long and wide beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΛΑΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Asclepius standing, facing, head, left, holding serpent-staff
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 50
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 50, perhaps with additional obverse legend variation
2 2     ✸ O
3 3     Mu SNG 430