RPC IV.1, 6218 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 6218 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Elaeus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ Κ[Α?]Ι ΜΑΡ ΑΥ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΕΛΑΙΟΥϹΙΩΝ
Reverse design prow, right, acrostolium as stag's head, keel ending as boar's head; before keel, dolphin; on prow, helmeted Protesilaos standing, right, wearing military dress, holding spear, raising left arm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Mu: 4, under 'Elaeusa-Sebaste in Cicilia' = J. Hirsch 21, (16/11/1908), coll. Consul Weber, 3938, pl. LI