RPC IV.2, 70 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 70 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Assus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Tiberius Claudius Aristolaos (strategos)
Dating c. 180–184
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤο ΚΑΙ ΑΥ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short - medium length beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΑΡΙϹΤοΛΑο ΑϹϹΙΩΝ
Reverse design Asclepius seated, left, holding patera and long serpent-staff
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 536 Wa 665, misreading name of 'magistrate' as 'Α.ΙСΤΟ.ΑƐ(?)'
3 3     Private coll. Luckenbach, Annapolis, Maryland
4 4     Boston: 84.726 H.W. Bell, Investigations at Assos. Coins (Boston [Massachusetts], 1921), 305, no. 151, pl. 295.151 = Kraft, p. 188, pl. 89.21.b