RPC IV.1, 4449 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4449 (temporary)
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Tomis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 177–180
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ (unusual Ο form with dot in centre)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription Β ΜΗΤΡοΠ ΠοΝΤοΥ ΤοΜΕΩϹ
Reverse design Dionysus standing, facing, head, left, holding bunch of grapes and long thyrsus in right hand, placing left hand on top of head
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 7
Reference AMNG 2688
Specimens 5 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Gotha AMNG 2688, pl. XXI.20 (rev.), obverse cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
2 2     Sofia: 1250, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
3 3     Ex private coll. A. Soutzo
4 4     ✸ CGT coll. = Savoca Numismatik Blue Auction 114 (25/09/2021), 574, ex private coll. Trareq Hani
5 5     CGT coll. = Naville 14, 12 April 2015, lot 186