RPC IV.3, 6588 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6588 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Pella
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ (possibly tooled)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛΙΠ Τ Κ ΠΕΛΛΑΙωΝ Π Ν[ΥΜ?] Κ ϹΥΡΙ [Ε]ΤΟ ϚΜϹ
Reverse design temple with six columns enclosing statue, facing; temple on platform of six or seven pillars, resting on top of mountain; below, balustrade with columns and gateways
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 11
Reference Spijkerman 9, H. Herzfelder, RN 1936, 287, no. 5
Specimens 6 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: Z2239 (ex private coll. H. Herzfelder) H. Herzfelder, RN 1936, 287, no. 5, pl. VI.4 = Spijkerman 9, pl. 46
2 2     J-SBF Spijkerman 9
3 3     J-SBF Spijkerman 9
4 4     Private coll. Kagan
5 5     CNG Triton XXV, 11 Jan. 2022, lot 675
6 6     R. Hoppensteadt coll.