RPC IV.2, 2458 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2458 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Dardanus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ[ΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ [ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ] (Αs with curved crossbar) (?)]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription (reverse legend obscure)
Reverse design bull walking towards lighted(?) altar; to left, eagle(?) standing on column, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1880-6-1-15, worn