RPC IV.2, 5278 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 5278 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of the 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, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΥΡΙωΝ (retrograde)
Reverse design Dioscuri standing, facing, facing each other, each holding spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 9 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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