RPC IV.2, 3279 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3279 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate P. Ai. Pios (strategos)
Alliance with Ephesus
Issue Issue 2
Dating c. 180-182
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡ Π ΑΙ ΠΙΟΥ ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ
Reverse design to l., turreted Tyche of Pergamum standing, r., holding long transverse sceptre; to r., youthful hero of Ephesus (Androklos or Ephesos?) standing, l., holding long sceptre; both clasping hands
Metal Æ
Average diameter 42 mm
Average weight 37.51 g
Axis 6
Reference Weisser 1247, Franke & Nollé 1561–2, Kampmann 105, no. 27
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu: 198
2     NY: 1944.100.43368 Franke & Nollé 1561, pl. 73 (rev.) = Kampmann 105, no. 27.1, pl. 2 (R27) = Weisser 1247, pl. 25
3     ✸ Yale: ex PRF