RPC IV.1, 8162 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8162 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
City Patras
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP COMMODVS ANTO AVG
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription COL A A PATR
Reverse design Roma seated, left, holding long standard; leaning against her, shield surmounted by helmet; to right, youthful male figure (Genius of Patras) advancing, left, holding short sceptre, crowning Roma
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 3, 10, 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Kavala MA N954 = E. Papaefthymiou, Edessa en Macédoine (D.Phil. thesis, Paris, 1994), D1/R1, pl. 3
2 2     A: MN 51-8, worn, found on Thasus E. Papaefthymiou, Edessa en Macédoine (D.Phil. thesis, Paris 1994), R2, pl. 3 (rev.)
3 3     ✸ G: II, 128, no. 19 SNG I, no. 501