RPC IV.2, 3551 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

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, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΔΑΡΔΑΝΙⲰΝ (Α with curved crossbar)
Reverse design to r., cow suspended from pole, l.; on back of cow, man grasping her horn, slaughtering her with knife; to l., altar(?) in front of temple
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 7.34 g
Axis 6
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1970.142.374