RPC IV.2, 3242 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3242 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Magistrate Kl. Nikomedes (strategos)
Dating 175–176
Obverse inscription Μ(sic) ΑΥΡΗ ΚοΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΟΥϹ ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Nike standing in biga, right, holding wreath and palm-branch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 12
Reference Weisser 1050a
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Private collection Plankenhorn, Germany = ex private coll. C. Fontana = C. Fontana, RIN 69 (1967), 49, no. 11, pl. II = Lanz 92 (04/06/1999), 719, pl. 30
2 2     ✸ Private coll. NGS
3 3     P: 1301 SNG 2152
4 4     P: 1302 SNG 2153, worn