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 Aelius Zoilos (archon for the second time, possibly asiarch)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΓΕΡ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧ ΑΙΛ ΖΩΙΛ Τ[Ο?] Β ΑΒΥΔΗΝ
Reverse design Alexander standing in galley, right, head, left, wearing military dress, extending right arm, holding spear downwards; on galley, two soldiers; to left, prow of second galley, right, with seated soldier; in left background, soldier standing in tower, blowing trumpet, right
Metal copper-based alloy
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