RPC IV.2, 403 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 403 (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 ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short - medium length beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΘVΜΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Arion riding on dolphin, r., raising arm, holding lyre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 4.54 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Franke, Methymna II.15
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 1895/714 Franke, Methymna II.15, pl. 13.52
2     G: II, 315, no. 8 SNG I, no. 1311
3     V: GR 16918 F. Bürchner, ZfN 9 (1882), p. 112
4     Basel Schefold, Bildnisse, pp. 172–3, no. 5 (rev.) and p. 219