RPC IV.2, 3255 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3255 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate M. Ai. Glykonianos (strategos)
Issue Issue 1
Dating c. 180-182
Obverse inscription ΑVΤΟ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ⳞΤΡ Μ ΑΙ ΓΛVΚΩΝΙΑΝΟV ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design emperor standing on base, facing, head, l., wearing military dress, holding spear, erecting trophy to l., in front of which bound captive is seated, l.; in fore-ground, male figure about to slaughter sacrificial hump-backed bull with double axe
Metal Æ
Average diameter 43 mm
Average weight 42.10 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Weisser 1200
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ V: GR 16461 (Medaillon) von Fritze, Pergamon, pp. 72–3, pl. VII.16 (rev.) = Harl, p. 249, pl. 24.4 = Weisser 1200, pl. 20
2     Münster: M 1028
3     NY: 1991.15.1 Gorny 50 (24/09/1990), 328 = C. Arnold-Biucchi, Annual Report of the American Numismatic Society 1991, p. 12, pl. 12, slightly tooled
5     P: 1333 SNG 2166
6     NY: 1955.142.6
7     B Gorny & Mosch 114 (04/03/2002), 172
8     V-ON Leypold I, no. 423
9     H.-W. Müller [Solingen] 42 (24/06/1983), 363 = Kölner Münzkabinett 107 (07/10/2017), 23