RPC IV.3, 2847 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 2847 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Philadelphia
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 182-184
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑV ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ Ϲ[Ɛ]Β
Obverse design laureate head of Commodus, r.
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛΑΔƐΛΦƐⲰΝ
Reverse design nude male figure (Apollo or Hermes?) standing, facing, head, l., holding uncertain object (laurel branch or caduceus) and chlamys
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 3.96 g
Axis 6
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 997, under 'Philadelphia in Lydia' GRPCL 'Philadelphia' 302
2     Bern: 91.9 Kapossy, no. 161
3     CNG Electronic Auction 125 (26/10/2005), 145
4     ✸ Hauck & Aufhäuser 20 (16/10/2007), 351