RPC IV.2, 2774 (temporary)


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2774 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus or sole ruler: without personal name but perhaps part of the issue of Lucius Aurelius Dorylaos II, strategos
Dating c. 179–180
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ(ο) Κ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜο(Δο)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΛΑΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design draped upper part of Demeter (head assimilated to portrait of Crispina), right, holding poppy and two ears of corn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6, 7
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 326
2 2     B: B-I
3 3     B: (Löbb)
4 4     Falghera 1047, under 'Sala'
5 5     Private collection Plankenhorn, Germany
6 6     ✸ Agora Auctions 70 (21/11/2017), 148