RPC IV.2, 3245 (temporary)


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3245 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Magistrate Tiberius Claudius Nikomedes (strategos)
Dating 175–176
Obverse inscription Μ(sic) ΑΥΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse design nude and helmeted warrior (Achilles) standing, facing, head, left, holding shield, aiming transverse spear at bearded nude warrior (Telephos) fallen on his knees, right, head, left, holding sword in raised right hand; on ground, shield; to left, upright spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Reference Weisser 1060, BMC 305
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 305, pl. XXX.2 (obv.), obverse tooled
2 2     B: 18266006, I-B
3 3     B: (Fox) von Fritze, Pergamon, p. 67, pl. VI.12 = Weisser 1060, pl. 18
4 4     P: 1300 SNG 2149
5 5     ✸ Aufhäuser 8 (09/10/1991), 434, pl. 13 = Helios Numismatik 5 (25/06/2010), 667