RPC IV.2, 401 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 401 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Lesbus
City Methymna
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Without personal name but probably part of the issue of Ti. Kla(?) [, strategos
Dating c. 180–184
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤο Κ Μ ΑΥ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short - medium length beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΘΥΜΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing, left, holding patera over lighted altar and spear; beside, shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference Franke, Methymna II.13
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B Franke, Methymna II.13, pl. 13.51
2 2     O Kraft, p. 188, pl. 89.21a
3 3     NY: 1944.100.44352