RPC IV.2, 497 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 497 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Hadrianeia
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Hadrian (Divus)
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 head of Commodus (long beard), right
Reverse inscription ΕΠ [ΑΠ]ΟΛΛ[ΩΝΙΟΥ Α] ΑΡΧ ΤΟ Β ΑΔΡΙΑΝΕΩΝ
Reverse design emperor Hadrian horseback, right, brandishing spear at lion, jumping, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Reference von Fritze Mys. 458
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Milan: coll. Rosa von Fritze Mys. 458, pl. VIII.2 (rev.), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin, reverse legend perhaps tooled