RPC IV.2, 3042 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3042 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Apelles II, grandson of Menemachos (strategos)
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse design emperor (Commodus) standing, left, wearing military dress, erecting trophy, holding short sceptre; before trophy, bound captive seated, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 43 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 17003 (Medaillon)
2 2     Lanz 112 (25/11/2002), 568
3 3     Florence: Inv. 35726/67 S. Bani, M. Benci and A. Vanni, I Medaglioni Provinciali e i Contorniati Romani nelle raccolte del Monetiere del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze. Vol. II (Florence, 2012), 32, no. 26