RPC IV.2, 33 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 33 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Abydus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Ail. Zoilos (archon for the second time, possibly asiarch)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177-179
Obverse inscription [ΑV Κ] Λ AVΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ [ΓƐΡΜ]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΑΡΧ ΑΙΛ ΖΩΙΛ ΑϹ[Ι?] Το Β ΑΒVΔΗΝ[ΩΝ?] (Ζ shaped as エ, tooled)
Reverse design to r., nude youthful hero (Abydos) standing, l., resting arm on prow, holding chlamys and spear; to l., cow with feeding calf standing under tree
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 12
Reference GM 622, no. 203, F. Imhoof-Blumer, Nomisma 5 (1910), 29, no. 18
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B F. Imhoof-Blumer, Nomisma 5 (1910), 29, no. 18, pl. II.16 (rev.) = GM 622, no. 203