RPC IV.2, 2931 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2931 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Titus Flavius Pyramos (strategos for the second time)
Dating c. 188–190
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long and wide beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΤΙ ΦΛ ΠΥΡΑΜοΥ Το Β ΕΛΑΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Hades standing in galloping quadriga, right, struggling with Persephone; beneath horses' legs, kalathos containing poppy and ears of corn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     C SNG 4324, weight wrongly as '10.61g' = Leake 7723, Suppl., p. 49.1
2 2     ✸ P: 323 (Medaillon)
3 3     V: GR 38342 (Medaillon), both sides heavily tooled
4 4     Gorny & Mosch 117 (14/10/2002), 392