RPC IV.3, 5787 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5787 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Gabala
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΚΟΜΟΔΟИ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, left
Reverse inscription ΓΑΒΑΛΕωΝ ΓΛϹ ΚΤ (ω may be shaped as U)
Reverse design to left, bust of Athena wearing aegis, right; to right, veiled goddess seated, facing, wearing kalathos; on each side of goddess, sphinx, facing
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 7 corr.
Specimens 9 (9 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 7, pl. XXVIII.9, reverse, obverse as 'Lucius Verus', pierced, 12.14g
2 2     P: 1027
3 3     ✸ P: 1965/781 (ex coll. Henry Seyrig)
4 4     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles, obverse legend obscure
5 5     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 1399
6 6     B: Löbb, obverse legend obscure
7 7     NY: 1944.100.66242, under 'Lucius Verus', worn, reverse legend and date obscure
8 8     NY: 1944.100.66243, under 'Lucius Verus', worn, obverse legend obscure
9 9     NY: 1944.100.66244, under 'Lucius Verus', broken, 10.97g, worn, obverse legend and date obscure