RPC IV.3, 6769 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #13

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6769 (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 laureate-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 12.63 g
Axis 6, 8, 9, 11, 12
Reference Sawaya 1242–50, Rouvier 549 (and 544)
Specimens 13

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1944.100.70322 (ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut) = Sawaya 1242, pl. 20 (D274, R500)
2     P: no number, ex Ready, under 'Antoninus Pius', obverse legend obscure Sawaya 1243, pl. 20 (D275, R501)
3     NY: 1944.100.70323 (ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut) = Sawaya 1244, pl. 20 (D276, R502)
4     Lindgren III, 1379 = Sawaya 1245, pl. 20 (D277, R503)
5     MNB 1010
6     MNB 1011
7     MNB 1009
8     P Bab 1247 corr.
9     P: no number, under 'Unidentified', obverse legend obscure
10     Mu: 8, under 'Byblus', obverse legend obscure
11     V: GR 22066
12     O
13     ✸ Private coll.