RPC IV.2, 830 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 830 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Abydus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Ail. Zoilos (archon for the second time, possibly asiarch)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177-179
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΓƐΡ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΑΡΧ ΑΙΛ ΖΩΙΛ Τ[Ο?] Β ΑΒVΔΗΝ
Reverse design Alexander standing in galley, r., head, l., wearing military dress, extending r. arm, holding spear downwards; on galley, two soldiers; to l., prow of second galley, r., with seated soldier; in l. background, soldier standing in tower, blowing trumpet, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 37 mm
Reference Price-Trell, p. 221
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ H.D. Rauch 75 (06/05/2005), 184 = Gorny & Mosch 146 (06/03/2006), 360 = Gorny & Mosch 164 (17/03/2008), 295 = Gorny & Mosch 169 (12/10/2008), 187