RPC IV.2, 297 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 297 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aelius Herakleides (strategos)
Alliance with Athens
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse design to left, two Nemeses standing, facing each other, each plucking chiton, left one holding bridle, right one holding cubit; to right, Athena standing, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Klose LXXXI, Serie E, 14–15, Franke & Nollé 2047–8
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 2575 Klose LXXXI, Serie E, 14, pl. 59 (V10, R14) = Franke & Nollé 2047, pl. 92
2 2     P: 2611 Klose LXXXI, Serie E, 15, pl. 59 (R15) = Franke & Nollé 2048, pl. 92 (rev.)
3 3     Mu: 369