RPC IV.2, 3551 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3551 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Dardanus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΟ[ΜΟΔΟϹ] [Κ?][ΑΙϹΑΡ] (retrograde, Αs with curved crossbar)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, left, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΔΑΡΔΑΝΙωΝ (Α with curved crossbar)
Reverse design to right, cow suspended from pole, left; on back of cow, man grasping her horn, slaughtering her with knife; to left, altar(?) in front of temple
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1970.142.374