RPC IV.2, 404 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 404 (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, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΘΥΜΝΑΙΩ[Ν?]
Reverse design head of Dionysus Phallen (with long pointy beard) wearing tiara-like headdress, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 15 mm
Axis 6
Reference Franke, Methymna II.16, F. Imhoof-Blumer, ZfN 20 (1897), 285, no. 4
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B F. Imhoof-Blumer, ZfN 20 (1897), 285, no. 4, pl. X.23 = Lacroix, pl. 1.13 (rev.) = Franke, Methymna II.16, pl. 13.53
2 2     P: 147 Wa 1382