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 Kl. Nikomedes (strategos)
Dating 175-176
Obverse inscription Μ(sic) ΑVΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from front
Reverse design nude and helmeted warrior (Achilles) standing, facing, head, l., holding shield, aiming transverse spear at bearded nude warrior (Telephus) fallen on his knees, r., head, l., holding sword in raised r. hand; on ground, shield; to l., upright spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 21.50 g
Axis 12
Reference Weisser 1060, BMC 305
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

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