RPC IV.2, 3244 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3244 (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) ΑVΡΗ ΚοΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΝΙΚοΜΗΔοVϹ Β ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design tall column surmounted by male statue of an emperor standing, facing, wearing military dress, holding spear and sword; between two temples with six columns (Pergamum's two neokorate temples), each shown in perspective and surmounted by star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 19.65 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Weisser 1070, BMC 308
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 308, pl. XXX.5 (rev.)
2     P: 1324 SNG 2150 = von Fritze, Pergamon, p. 85, pl. IX.2 (rev.)
3     ✸ B: 18231822, Löbb. Weisser 1070, pl. 17