RPC IV.3, 5445 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5445 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Year 190 (AD 187/188)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔ ΑΝΤΩΝ ϹΕ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Commodus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡ ΑΜΑϹΙΑ ΜΗΤΡ ΝΕΩΚ ΠΡ Τ ΠΝΟ (sic) ΕΤ ΡϞ
Reverse design Tyche standing, left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Reference Dalaison, Amaseia 173
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1979-1-1-1162 vA 27 = Dalaison, Amaseia 173c
2 2     P: 106, clipped, 17.54g Dalaison, Amaseia 173d
3 3     P: 875 (ex Grand Duc coll.), broken, 22.63g Dalaison, Amaseia 173e
4 4     Peus 366, Burstein coll., 25 Oct. 2000, lot 488 = Dalaison, Amaseia 173g
6 6     V-ON Leypold I, no. 12 = Dalaison, Amaseia 176a
7 7     D. Lowe coll.
8 8     ✸ R. Effler coll. (ex Savoca 204th Weekly Blue Auction, 30 March 2024, lot 233)