RPC IV.1, 7571 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 7571 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Philippopolis
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΜΑ ΑΥ(Ρ) ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design nude Eros (in attitude of Thanatos?) standing, right, crossing legs, resting on inverted torch which stands on low altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 4, 6, 12
Reference Mouchmov, Philip. 224–5
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Sofia: 5988
2 2     ✸ V: GR 9003
3 3     Plovdiv, National Museum
4 4     Numismatic dealer George Clegg
5 5     Private coll. F. Jarman, Germany