RPC IV.3, 6360 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6360 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Sebaste
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAI(sic) AV CO[MM?] (all As shaped as Λ)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗΝⲰΝ ϹVΡ ϹΙƐ
Reverse design Demeter standing, r., holding long torch (or sceptre) and ears of corn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 12.88 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 8–9
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 8, pl. VIII.11 (rev.)
2     L: BMC 9
3     CNG 54 (14/06/2000), 1188
4     IMJ: Rosenberger III, 56, no. 13
5     ✸ NY: 1944.100.69186 SNG 1075, obverse legend wrongly as 'IMP C M AV COMM', on rev., Demeter with long sceptre instead of torch
6     Stack's Coin Galleries Dec. 2006 (13/12/2006), 113