RPC IV.3, 6758 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6758 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Berytus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription ]DVS AN[ (A shaped as Λ)
Obverse design laureate head of Commodus, right
Reverse inscription SEC SAEC CoL BER (A shaped as Λ)
Reverse design nude Neptune/Poseidon standing with foot on rock (or prow?), left, holding dolphin and trident
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 7
Reference Sawaya 1304–5, BMC 108
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 108, obverse as 'Marcus Aurelius?', in L under 'Marcus Aurelius', obverse legend obscure
2 2     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 755 Sawaya 1305, pl. 21 (D285, R529)