RPC IV.1, 6219 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 6219 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Elaeus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡ 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 hero Protesilaos standing, right, wearing military dress, holding spear, raising left arm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference F. Imhoof-Blumer, Nomisma 5 (1910), 26, no. 2
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: I-B F. Imhoof-Blumer, Nomisma 5 (1910), 26, no. 2
2 2     ✸ P: 1651 Wa 4711, under 'Elaeusa-Sebaste in Cicilia'
3 3     CNG EA 123, 28 Sep. 2005, lot 66