RPC IV.2, 3283 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3283 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Publius Aelius Pius (strategos)
Alliance with Ephesus
Issue Issue 2
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse design Asclepius seated in biga drawn by two centaurs, left, Asclepius holding statue of Artemis of Ephesus and serpent-staff; one centaur carrying long transverse torch over shoulder
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 41 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Weisser 1220a, Franke & Nollé 1563–5, Kampmann 105, no. 28
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Milan von Fritze, Pergamon, p. 99, pl. IX.22 (rev.)
2 2     B: 18231789, Fox
3 3     ✸ Winterthur: Inv. 6537 Frank Sternberg 12 (18/11/1982) 643, pl. XXV = Franke & Nollé 1563, pl. 73 (rev.) = Kampmann 105, no. 28.1, pl. 2 (V11, R28) = Weisser 1220, pl. 24