RPC IV.2, 228 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 228 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate L. Kas(s)tri. Scheinos (strategos for the second time)
Dating c. 191
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long and wide beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡΑ Λ ΚΑϹΤΡΙ ϹΧƐΙΝΟV ΤΟ Β ƐΛΑΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design in centre, emperor (Commodus) on horseback, r., raising arm; to l., Nike advancing, r., crowning emperor; to r., trophy in front of which a bound captive sits, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 43 mm
Average weight 47.98 g
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-1676 vA 7687, partly double struck
2     Bern: Righetti 821
3     E.J. Waddell 1 (09/12/1982), 182, pl. 11
4     Tkalec Feb. 2002 (18/02/2002), 177 = Numismatica Genevensis 5 (03/12/2008), 254 = Triton 18 (06/01/2015), 878
5     CNG 88 (14/09/2011), 902