RPC IV.2, 292 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 292 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate M. Sellios (strategos)
Alliance with Nicomedia
Issue Marcus and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating c. 178-179
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡ ΚοΜΜοΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription [ƐΠ Ϲ]ΤΡΑ Μ ϹƐΛΛΙοV οΜο ϹΜVΡ ΝƐΙΚοΜΗ
Reverse design to l., Demeter standing, r., holding two ears of corn and long torch; to r., two Nemeses standing, facing each other, each plucking chiton, l. one holding bridle, r. one holding cubit
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 23.89 g
Axis 6
Reference Klose LXXXI, Serie C, 1, Franke & Nollé 1945
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 519837 Klose LXXXI, Serie C, 1, pl. 59 (R1) = Franke & Nollé 1945, pl. 90