RPC IV.1, 5323 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5323 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Pontus
City Amisus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 182–184
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΑΜΙϹΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑϹ ΕΤ ϹΙΔ
Reverse design turreted Tyche seated, left, holding cornucopia, resting arm on rudder which stands on small head of Thalassa, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 111(1) corr.
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 341 Rec 111(1), pl. IX.28
2 2     Kölner Münzkabinett 58 (06/04/1993), 369, illustrated, under 'Amasea'
3 3     Bern: Righetti 559
4 4     Boston: 69.1083