RPC IV.1, 4575 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4575 (temporary)
Province Macedonia
Region Illyricum
City Apollonia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating 177–180
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ ΚΟΜΜΟΔω
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΑ (in field and exergue, ΛΩΝΙΑ retrograde)
Reverse design the three Charites standing, holding hands, left one holding thin object (staff torch or pedum?), right one holding wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ceka —, BMC 86
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 86, pl. XIII.5 (rev.)
2 2     V: GR 11318 J. v. Schlosser, Beschreibung der altgriechischen Münzen I (Vienna 1893), 36, no. 124
3 3     Tirana Museum 4170, reverse legend obscure
4 4     B: (Fox)