RPC IV.3, 6516 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6516 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Abila
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ ΚΑΙc ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ϹƐ ΑΒΙΛ(ΗΝ[ⲰΝ?]) Ι Α Α Γ Κ ϹΥ ΑΝϹ
Reverse design shrine with two columns enclosing statue of turreted Tyche standing, r., holding long sceptre and uncertain object; Tyche is crowned by Nike (on r.) and rests foot on swimming river-god; group between two small figures on columns, extending arms
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 14.92 g
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 12
Specimens 10 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: Y23879/270 (ex coll. Herny Seyrig)
2     ✸ P: Y23879/269 (ex coll. Herny Seyrig)
3     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 1744
4     J-SBF Spijkerman 12
5     J-SBF Spijkerman 12
6     Ex Dr. Nussbaum = H. Herzfelder, RN 1936, 294, no. 3, pl. VI.10
7     B: (Löbb)
8     B: (Löbb)
9     Private coll.
10     Münster: M 5808