RPC IV.2, 3168 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3168 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus: Group 1 (youthful and without victory title)
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription AVR COMMODO AVG
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROA
Reverse design cult statue of Apollo Smintheus standing on short column, right, having quiver at shoulder, holding patera and bow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Lindgren I, 327
2 2     ✸ Private coll., Baton Rouge
3 3     V: GR 16609 obverse tooled: AVR COMMOD CAEGS(sic), reverse also with signs of tooling
4 4     Çanakkale: Inv. 671 SNG Turkey 3.I, no. 270
5 5     Boston: 84.588