RPC IV.2, 257 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 257 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Magistrate P. Ail. Arizelos (strategos)
Issue Commodus as Caesar and Lucilla Augusta
Dating 175-177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑVΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡΑ ΠΟ ΑΙΛ ΑΡΙΖΗΛΟV ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design two Nemeses standing, facing each other, each plucking chiton, l. one holding bridle, r. one holding cubit; between, griffin standing, l., placing r. forepaw on wheel
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 21.87 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Klose LIII, Serie A, 2, Cop 1375
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Cop: 1375
2     G: II, 382, no. 228, Klose wrongly as 'no. 284' SNG I, no. 1534
3     A: 5421, ex coll. Postolakas
4     ✸ P: 2618 Klose LIII, Serie A, 2, pl. 42 (R2)
5     Private coll. CGT