RPC IV.2, 493 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 493 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Hadrianeia
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Apollonios, son of Lucius (first archon for the second time)
Issue Issue 2
Dating c. 184–187
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ΑΠοΛΛ[ΩΝ]ΙοΥ ΛοΥΚΙοΥ Α ΑΡΧ Το Β ΑΔΡΙΑΝΕΩИ
Reverse design nude Hermes standing, left, holding purse over ram, caduceus and chlamys
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 6
Reference von Fritze Mys. 454
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 618 SNG 1039
2 2     NY: 1970.142.316, reverse lightly double struck