RPC IV.2, 3090 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3090 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aelius Herakleides (strategos)
Alliance with Sparta
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, hero Lakedaimonios standing, facing, head, right, holding branch and spear; beside, shield; to right, turreted Cybele seated, left, holding patera, resting arm on tympanum
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Klose LXXXI, Serie E, 36, Franke & Nollé —
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 17811
2 2     ✸ V: GR 36892
3 3     Brussels SNG coll. Bar 744