RPC IV.2, 496 (temporary)


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 496 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Hadrianeia
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Apollonios Loukiou (first archon)
Issue Issue 1
Dating c. 184–187
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ Κ Μ ΑVΡ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΟV ΛΟV Α ΑΡΧ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΕΩΝ (last two letters might be retrograde)
Reverse design to l., Nike advancing, r., holding palm-branch and wreath; to r., Tyche standing, l., wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 6
Reference von Fritze Mys. 457
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18271381, Löbb. von Fritze Mys. 457, pl. VIII.1 (rev.)
2 2     J. Scholz, NZ 43 (1910), 17, no. 70, 'under Hadriani ad Olympum'
3 3     V-ON Leypold I, no. 327
4 4     Roma Numismatics Electronic Sale 32 (07/01/2017), 576, under 'Hypaepa'
5 5     ✸ Lanz 24 (25/04/1983), 597