RPC IV.1, 4795 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4795 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Prusa ad Olympum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating c. 176–179
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟⳞ
Obverse design bare-headed (youthful) bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΠΡΟVⳞΑΕΩΝ
Reverse design Sarapis seated, l., holding patera over Cerberus and long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 20
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1490 Rec 20, pl. XCIX.17 (rev.)
2 2     NY: 1944.100.42339
3 3     Mu: 23 Rec 259, 'Nicaea', pl. LXXIII.19 (rev.), in Mu under 'Nicaea'