RPC IV.1, 8356 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8356 (temporary)
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Marcianopolis
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Caecilius Maternus (legatus Augusti pro praetore provinciae Thraciae)
Dating c. 187
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass decorated with bust of Athena and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΗΓ ΚΑΙΚ ΜΑΤƐΡΝοΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ (Αs may be shaped as Λs)
Reverse design nude Apollo (youthful) standing, r., placing r. hand on head, holding bow over tree trunk entwined by serpent
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 11.25 g
Axis 1, 6
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Sofia: 539B, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
2     ✸ CNG 41 (19/03/1997), 1347
3     O
4     Private coll., Baton Rouge
5     C. Rhodes coll.