RPC IV.3, 6420 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6420 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Aelia Capitolina
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 177–180
Obverse inscription IMP CAES ANToNINo AVG (facing outward)
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius, right
Reverse inscription L AV CoMMoDo CA GE Co A C (outward, all As shaped as Λ)
Reverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Meshorer, Aelia Capitolina 59, BMC 58
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     IAA Meshorer, Aelia Capitolina 59, pl. 81
2 2     ✸ L: BMC 58