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 Octavius Artemidoros (first archon)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus or sole ruler
Dating c. 179–180
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜΟΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse design turreted Cybele seated, left, holding patera over lion, resting arm on tympanum
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 30152, authenticity doubtful: cast? Hochard 1682b, pl. 90
2 2     V-ON Leypold I, no. 1158 = F. Leypold, MÖNG 32 (1992), 9, no. 14
3 3     ✸ Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 3888, ex coll. R. Hecht = GRPCL Saitta 77