RPC IV.2, 261 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 261 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Magistrate Publius Aelius Arizelos (strategos)
Issue Commodus as Caesar and Lucilla Augusta
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡ Πο ΑΙ ΑΡΙΖΗΛοΥ ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus Akraios seated, left, holding Nike and long sceptre; to right, eagle standing, facing, head, left, spreading wings
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Klose LIII, Serie B, 7–8
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O
2 2     Mu: 258 Klose LIII, Serie B, 7, pl. 42 (R7)
3 3     ✸ P: 2622 Klose LIII, Serie B, 8, pl. 42 (V4)