RPC IV.2, 2795 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2795 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lydia
City Acrasus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Bassus (strategos)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse design emperor (Marcus Aurelius) on horseback, right, wearing military dress; to right, trophy; before, captive seated, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 12 Wa 4851 = GRPCL Acrasus 28, obverse lightly double struck
2 2     B: v. Gansauge 1873
3 3     Mabbott 1779, illustrated