RPC IV.2, 4711 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 4711 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyclades
Region Cyclades
City Syros
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 177-180
Obverse inscription Λ ΑV ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ (all retrograde)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹVΡΙⲰΝ (all retrograde)
Reverse design Isis standing, l., wearing lotus, holding sistrum
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 4.04 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference BMC 28
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 28, pl. XXVIII.9 (rev.)
1     ✸ B: Fox, under 'Samos'
2     Mu: 22b, acc. 15537, under 'Samos'
2     P: 445
3     Athens, Museum of Cycladic Art = M. Oikonomidou, 'Kykladitika Nomismata', in (ed.) N.C. Stampolides, Phos Kykladikon (Athens, 1999), p. 324, no. 108, pl. 3
4     B: B-I
5     Princeton: Inv. 76-871 Levy-Bastien 1857, pl. XXVII
6     A: 4814