RPC IV.1, 5235 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5235 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
City Patras
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 182–184
Obverse inscription [IM]P COMMODVS ANTO AVG (D inverted, S reversed)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass, right
Reverse inscription COL A A PATR
Reverse design harbour with three galleys and colonnade; in centre, statue of nude figure, standing, facing, head, right, holding uncertain object (torch or small statue?) and sceptre(?); in background, three temples
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 3, 4, 6, 12
Reference M. Price, NC 1971, 124, no. 6
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1970-9-9-15 M. Price, NC 1971, 124, no. 6, pl. 24
2 2     V: GR 13882, obverse worn
3 3     B: I-B
4 4     Boston: 64.153