RPC IV.2, 405 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 405 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Lesbus
City Methymna
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Ti. Kla(?) [ (strategos)
Dating c. 180-184
Obverse inscription [ΑVΤο Κ?] Μ ΑVΡ ΚοΜοΔοⳞ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short - medium length beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡΑΤΗΓοV ΤΙ [ΚΛΑ ΑΜ?][ ] ΜΗΘVΜΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design to l., Athena standing, r., holding spear, resting arm on shield; in centre, Dionysus standing, l., holding cantharus over panther and long thyrsus; to r., nude Apollo standing, l., holding laurel-branch(?), resting arm on lyre(?) on base(?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 18.81 g
Axis 6
Reference Franke, Methymna II.17, BMC 39–40
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 39 H.P. Borrell, NC 1844, 53, no. 3
2     L: BMC 40
3     ✸ V: GR 16917