RPC IV.1, 8301 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8301 (temporary)
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Thessalonica
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 182–184
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤοΚ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜΜ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝοΝ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΘΕϹϹΑΛΟΝΕΙΚΕΩΝ
Reverse design Nike advancing, right, holding wreath and palm-branch; to right, crescent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Touratsoglou, Commodus (Augustus) 38, BMC 88
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Thessaloniki: found at Jerissos, 1975 Touratsoglou, Commodus (Augustus) 38, pl. 19–20 (V28, R33)
2 2     ✸ L: BMC 88, metal as 'billon'