RPC IV.3, 6479 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6479 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Nysa-Scythopolis
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΝΥϹ Τ ϹΚΥΘ Τ ΙƐΡ ΑϹΥ Τ ϹΥΡ ƐΛ ΠΟΛ ΘΛϹ
Reverse design nude Dionysus advancing, r., brandishing thyrsus, placing hand on small figure advancing, r.; to l., two small figures advancing, l., bending forward
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 32.83 g
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 21 corr.
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ J-SBF Spijkerman 21, pl. 42, misreading date as 'ΘΜС = year 249 = AD 185/6'