RPC IV.2, 25163 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 25163 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Group 3: bare bust
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription [COMMODVS ANTONINVS] AV
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription C[OL] AVG [TROAD?]
Reverse design cult statue of Apollo Smintheus standing on short column, right, having quiver at shoulder, holding bow and patera over lighted tripod entwined by serpent; to left, cypress; to right,; to right, laurel-tree(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Brisbane Noble Numismatics 71 (22/11/2002), 4638