RPC IV.2, 2706 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2706 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Issue 2: with long beard and Μ(άρκος)
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ϹΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design Fight over the Delphic tripod: to left, nude Heracles advancing, left, head, right, brandishing club; to right, nude Apollo advancing, left, trying to seize Heracles
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference MG 303, no. 176
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 3396 MG 303, no. 176, pl. E.37 (rev.)
2 2     B: I-B, obverse worn
3 3     V: GR 35988
4 4     ✸ CNG Electronic Auction 397 (17/03/2017), 336