RPC IV.1, 4622 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4622 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
City Patras
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 177–180
Obverse inscription IMP COMMODO ANTO AVG
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription COL A A PATR
Reverse design Aesculapius/Asclepius standing, facing, head, right, holding serpent-staff
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 3, 5, 9
Reference BMC 42, Cop 193
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 42, pl. VI.4 (rev.)
2 2     Cop: 193, obverse perhaps slightly tooled
3 3     V: GR 13876, obverse legend obscure