RPC IV.2, 2725 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2725 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Laodicea ad Lycum
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Alliance with Heraclea Salbace
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜΜοΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΗΡΑΚΛΕΩΤΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΛΑοΔΙΚΕΩΝ οΜοΝοΙΑ
Reverse design to left, Zeus of Laodicea standing, right, holding long sceptre and eagle; to right, Asclepius seated, left, feeding serpent from patera, holding staff
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Reference Franke & Nollé 1143–1144$
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 722 Wa 2424 = Robert, Carie, p. 218, n. 1, pl. XXXVI.11
2 2     P: 1576, under 'Ladodicea in Phrygia'
3 3     Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 11 (29/12/2013), 425