RPC IV.2, 2849 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2849 (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 ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Commodus (long beard), right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Ρ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕΩΝ (N reversed)
Reverse design nude Heracles standing, facing, head, left, resting arm on club, holding lion skin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1494
Specimens 7 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 998 Wa 5146
2 2     Peus 366 (29/10/2000), coll. Marcel Burstein, 717, pl. 37
3 3     B: B-I Hochard 1494a, pl. 78
4 4     Alex G. Malloy 23 (30/10/1987), 169
5 5     ✸ CNG Mail Bid Sale 79 (17/09/2008), 604 = GRPCL Philadelphia 300
6 6     Private coll. CGT, ex Gerhard Rohde
7 7     Private coll. CGT