RPC IV.2, 3147 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3147 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Issue 4: with long beard and Λ(ούκιος)
Dating c. 191–192
Obverse inscription [ΑΥ Λ?] ΑΥΡ ΑΝ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear (?)
Reverse inscription ϹΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design Pythagoras (bearded) standing, left, pointing with staff towards globe on column
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Reference F. Bürchner, ZfN 9 (1882), p. 122
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Milan: coll. Brera Schefold, Bildnisse, pp. 172–3, no. 17 (rev.) and p. 220 = F. Bürchner, ZfN 9 (1882), p. 122, pl. IV.19 (rev.), reading obverse legend as 'ΑVΤ ΑΥΡ ...'