RPC IV.2, 3263 (temporary)


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3263 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Diodoros (strategos)
Dating c. 184–187
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse design to left, nude Heracles standing, right, leaning against tree, resting arm on club, holding bow and lion skin; to right in background, deer standing, right, head, left, feeding Telephos; above on rock, eagle standing, left, spreading wings
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 44 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Weisser 1191
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1332 (Medaillon) SNG 2168 = von Fritze, Pergamon, p. 69, pl. VI.6 (rev.), tooled
2 2     B: 18266001, Fox
3 3     V: GR 16455 (Medaillon), both sides lightly tooled Weisser 1191, pl. 21
4 4     V: GR 16456 (Medaillon)
5 5     ✸ Private coll., Hamburg