RPC IV.3, 6603 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6603 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Gerasa
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 177–180
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ Κ Λ ΑV ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟΝ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΝ ΤⲰ ΠΡ(Ο) ΧΡ ΤⲰ Π(Ο)Ρ Γ
Reverse design to l., turreted Tyche standing, l., holding rudder and cornucopia, resting foot on swimming river-god; to r., male figure (emperor or founder?) standing, facing, holding spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Spijkerman 21
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     J-SBF Spijkerman 21, pl. 34, on l.
2 2     J-SBF Spijkerman 21, pl. 34, on r.
3 3     B: (Löbb)
4 4     ✸ B: (Löbb)
5 5     Bern: Righetti 2535
6 6     Münster: M 5921