RPC IV.1, 4682 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4682 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Dating 175-177
Obverse inscription CoMMOD CAES AVG FIL GERM
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription C L I COR
Reverse design cult statue of Venus/Aphrodite of Acrocorinthus standing, l., holding Mars/Ares' shield before her as mirror
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 5.34 g
Axis 1, 3, 10
Reference BCD Corinth 810, BMC 637
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 637, pl. XXI.4 (rev.), obverse design and obverse legend tooled
2     ✸ BCD Corinth 810
3     L: 1920-8-5-1067, obverse legend, authenticity doubtful: cast?