RPC IV.1, 4465 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4465 (temporary)
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Tomis
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 191–192
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Λ ΑΙ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ (unusual Ο form with dot in centre)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription Β ΜΗΤΡΟ ΠοΝΤΟΥ ΤΟΜΕΩϹ
Reverse design Dionysus standing, facing, head, left, holding bunch of grapes over bush(?), placing left hand on top of head; to right, panther jumping, right, head, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6
Reference AMNG 2716
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Ex private coll. A. Soutzo, reverse perhaps without panther
2 2     ✸ P: 935