RPC IV.2, 2848 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2848 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Philadelphia
Region Lydia
City Philadelphia
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Rufus, son of Pamphilos (first archon)
Issue Group 2: ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟС
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜΜοΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Commodus (long beard), right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΡοΥΦ ΑΡΧ Α ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕΩ[Ν] (Δ with long serifs)
Reverse design to left, Artemis standing, right, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder, holding bow; to right, nude Apollo standing, facing, head, left, holding branch and bow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1498 corr.
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 995 GRPCL Philadelphia 297 = Hochard 1498a, pl. 79, obverse legend as 'ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ' and wrongly identified as the same obverse die ('D100') as Hochard 1495-7 in the name of Oresteinos
2 2     Alex G. Malloy 33 (19/06/1992), 170, slightly misreading name of 'magistrate' = Alex G. Malloy 43 (31/05/1996), 324, slightly misreading name of 'magistrate' as 'ΦΟVΤ'