RPC IV.2, 2459 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2459 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Abydus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Ail. Zoilos (archon for the second time, possibly asiarch)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177-179
Obverse inscription ΑV Κ Λ Α ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΡΧ ΑΙΛ ΖΩΙΛ ΑΒVΔΗ
Reverse design Artemis advancing, r., drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder, holding bow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 4.57 g
Axis 6
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-1625, ex private coll. H. von Aulock, not catalogued in vA
2     Mu: acc. 17879, under 'Uncertain'