RPC IV.2, 4023 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 4023 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Cadi
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aelius Menophilos (archon)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179, probably c. 178–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΙΛ ΜΗΝοΦΙΛοΥ ΑΡΧ ΚΑΔοΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Dionysus (youthful) standing, facing, head, left, holding filleted thyrsus and chlamys; to right at his feet, overturned cantharus; to right, panther walking, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Peus 366 (29/10/2000), coll. Marcel Burstein, 788, pl. 41 = CNG Mail Bid Sale 69 (08/06/2005), 1024
2 2     Bank Leu 42 (12/05/1987), 317 = CNG 90 (23/05/2012), 1038 = J. Nollé, Gephyra 7 (2010), p. 121, no. 8a, obverse and reverse with traces of tooling