RPC IV.3, 5688 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5688 (temporary)
Province Galatia
Region Galatia
City Ancyra
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ(Η) ΚοΜΜοΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡοΠ(οΛ) ΑΝΚΥΡΑϹ
Reverse design nude Heracles (bearded) standing, right, resting right hand on hip, left arm wrapped in lion skin, resting on club which stands on rock
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference BMC 9
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 9, authenticity doubtful: forgery?, pierced 17.75g
2 2     Peus 366 (25/10/2000), coll. Marcel Burstein, 1034, pl. 56
3 3     ✸ B: Löbb, reverse lightly double struck
4 4     Bern: Righetti 1742