RPC IV.3, 6768 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6768 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Berytus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG (all As shaped as Λ)
Obverse design radiate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription SEC SAEC COL BER (A shaped as Λ)
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of turreted Fortuna/Tyche-Astarte standing with foot on prow, facing, holding long standard, raising dress with l. hand; to r., Victoria/Nike standing on column, l., crowning Fortuna/Tyche
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.47 g
Axis 1, 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference Sawaya 1251–72, Rouvier 548, BMC 113–14, Cop 105
Specimens 27

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     BL 209 = Sawaya 1251, pl. 20 (R504)
2     NY: 1944.100.70326 (ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut)
3     NY: 1948.19.2142 (ex Huntington, ex Gautier) = Sawaya 1253, pl. 20 (R505)
4     C McClean III, 9462, pl. 349.16 = Sawaya 1254, pl. 20 (R506), reverse lightly double struck
5     P Bab 1248 = Sawaya 1255, pl. 20 (R507)
6     P Bab 1249 = Sawaya 1256, pl. 20 (R508)
7     NY: 1944.100.70324 (ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut) = Sawaya 1257, pl. 20 (R509)
8     L: BMC 113 Sawaya 1258, pl. 20 (R510)
9     Beirut-AUB: Inv. 77 Sawaya 1259, pl. 20 (R511)
10     BL 210 = Sawaya 1260, pl. 20–1 (D278, R512)
11     NY: 1944.100.70327 (ex private coll. P. Schroeder, Beirut) = Sawaya 1261, pl. 21 (R513), Sawaya weight wronlgy as '19.36g'
12     ✸ L: BMC 114, pl. IX.10 Sawaya 1262, pl. 21 (R514)
13     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 759 Sawaya 1263, pl. 21 (R515)
14     Cop: 105 Sawaya 1264, pl. 21 (R516)
15     B: (Löbb)
16     B: I-B
17     B: alter Bestand
18     NY: 1944.100.70325 (ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut) = Sawaya 1268, pl. 20 (D279)
19     Beirut-AUB: Inv. 78 Baramki
20     G: III, 238, no. 13, pl. 75.28 (rev.), obverse as 'laureate' SNG II, no. 3301
21     Beirut-AUB: Inv. 76 Baramki
22     Beirut-AUB: Inv. 75 Baramki
23     Mu: 27
24     Mu: 27a
25     B: I-B, in Sawaya obverse as 'laureate' and under similar type https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/41826
26     V: GR 22065
27     O