RPC IV.2, 3112 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3112 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate M. Ai. Glykonianos (strategos)
Issue Issue 1
Dating c. 180-182
Obverse inscription ΑVΤΟ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from front
Reverse design nude Zeus standing, l., holding thunderbolt and sceptre; before, Thalassa (on l. with rudder) and Gaia (on r. with cornucopia) reclining; between them, eagle standing; in l. and r. fields, draped busts of Selene-Hecate and Helios, facing each other
Metal Æ
Average diameter 44 mm
Average weight 40.76 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Weisser 1180, BMC 307
Specimens 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 307, pl. XXX.4 (rev.) Kraft, p. 187
2     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-1603 vA 1408 = Kraft, p. 187 = Weisser 1180, pl. 20
3     Gotha von Fritze, Pergamon, p. 56, pl. IV.7 (rev.)
4     B: 18265999, Löbb.
5     V-ON Leypold I, no. 424
6     Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün 71 (16/05/2017), 1580, obverse double struck
7     Frank Sternberg 11 (20/11/1981), 268