RPC IV.2, 8137 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 8137 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Saitta
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Okt. Artemidoros (first archon)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus or sole ruler
Dating c. 179-180
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡ ΚοΜΟΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΟΚΤ ΑΡΤΕΜΙΔΩΡοΥ ΑΡΧ Α ⳞΑΙΤΤΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design turreted Cybele seated, l., holding patera over lion, resting arm on tympanum
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 23.43 g
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1682, F. Leypold, MÖNG 32 (1992), 9, no. 14
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     V: GR 30152, authenticity doubtful: cast? Hochard 1682b, pl. 90
2     V-ON Leypold I, no. 1158 = F. Leypold, MÖNG 32 (1992), 9, no. 14
3     ✸ Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 3888, ex coll. R. Hecht = GRPCL Saitta 77