RPC IV.2, 2794 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2794 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lydia
City Acrasus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Bassus (strategos)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΒΑϹϹΟΥ ΑΚΡΑϹΙΩΤ
Reverse design to left, Hygieia standing, right, feeding serpent from patera; to right, Asclepius standing, facing, head, left, holding serpent-staff
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 11 GRPCL Acrasus 27
2 2     Mu SNG 19 = Kraft, p. 186
3 3     B: (Löbb)
4 4     Private coll. CGT, ex Lars Rutten
5 5     Private coll. CGT, ex Savoca Numismatik, worn
6 6     MünzZentrum 77 (13/04/1994), 348, obverse as 'Lucius Verus' and under 'Pergamum'
7 7     Private coll. CGT, ex Savoca Numismatik