RPC IV.2, 5278 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 5278 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyclades
Region Cyclades
City Syros
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 177-180
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ (all retrograde)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹVΡΙⲰΝ (retrograde)
Reverse design Dioscuri standing, facing, facing each other, each holding spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 8.54 g
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1922-10-20-171 Weber 4726
2     P Bab 1924, under 'Tripolis in Phoenicia', obverse as 'Marcus Aurelius', obverse legend obscure
3     ✸ P: 439
4     P: no number, under 'Unidentified'
5     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 913, under 'Tripolis in Phoenicia'
6     B: 8120
7     B: I-B
8     Peus 366 (29/10/2000), coll. Marcel Burstein, 467, pl. 22 = CNG Mail Bid Sale 60 (22/05/2002), 1225
9     A: 4814a