RPC IV.3, 3795 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 3795 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription [Μ]ΑΡ ΑΥ[ ] ΚΟΜΜ[
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝΕΑϹ ΠΟ(ΛΕωϹ) ϹΥ(Ρ) ΠΑ(Λ)
Reverse design Nike standing, left, holding wreath and palm-branch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 158
2 2     ✸ B: Löbb, under 'Marcus Aurelius'
3 3     NY: 1944.100.69107 SNG 980, under 'Commodus'
4 4     Frank Sternberg 34 (22/10/1998), 239, pl. XVI as 'Marcus Aurelius'