RPC IV.3, 6560 (temporary)


Image of specimen #7


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6560 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Capitolias
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΚΑΠΙΤωΛΙΕ ΙΕΡ ΑϹΥ ΑΥΤ ΓϞ
Reverse design monumental gateway with two outer towers and eight columns schematically enclosing statue of Zeus seated, left, extending hand, holding long sceptre; above (i.e. behind), large conical altar on square base
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 11
Specimens 8 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908-1-10-2348
2 2     J-SBF Spijkerman 11, pl. 19
3 3     P: Y23879/287 (ex coll. Henry Seyrig)
4 4     P: Y23879/288 (ex coll. Henry Seyrig)
5 5     P: Y23879/289 (ex coll. Henry Seyrig), pierced 13.05g
6 6     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 1746
6 6     Leeds-UL: 452
7 7     ✸ Private coll. R. Hoppensteadt