RPC IV.2, 295 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 295 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Teos
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Kriton, son of Asklepides (strategos)
Dating soon after October 180
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜοΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡΑ ΚΡΙΤΩΝΟϹ ΑϹΚΛΗ ΤΗΙΩΝ
Reverse design emperor (Commodus) standing in galloping quadriga, right, wearing radiate crown, holding aphlaston and long torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Klose LXXXI, Serie D, 8 corr.
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: (Fox) Klose LXXXI, Serie D, 8, pl. 59 (V7, R8), tentatively under 'Smyrna'
2 2     ✸ PK Coll. = Aufhäuser 7 (09/10/1990), 507 = Numismatik Naumann 97 (06/12/2020), 1493, ex private collection Plankenhorn, both sides with traces of tooling