RPC IV.2, 258 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 258 (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 ϹΤΡ ΠΟ ΑΙΛ ΑΡΙΖΗΛΟV ϹΜVΡΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design two Nemeses standing in biga drawn by griffins, l., each plucking chiton, l. one holding bridle, r. one holding cubit
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 21.74 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Klose LIII, Serie A, 3, BMC 359
Specimens 10

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu: 360, broken, 14.68g
2     O
3     Gotha
4     V: GR 17810, cast of specimen 3
5     NY: 1971.279.36
6     O
7     P: 2594
8     ✸ L: BMC 359 Klose LIII, Serie A, 3, pl. 42 (R3) = Kraft, p. 189, pl. 90.2
9     B: (Löbb)
10     Yale: pierced twice, 11.48g