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)
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, right
Reverse inscription ΗΓ ΚΑΙΚ ΜΑΤΕΡΝοΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ (Αs may be shaped as Λs)
Reverse design nude Apollo (youthful) standing, right, placing right hand on head, holding bow over tree trunk entwined by serpent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 1, 6, 7
Specimens 8 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Duisburg Köhler-Osbahr 608
1 1     Sofia: 539B, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
2 2     Private coll.
2 2     ✸ CNG 41 (19/03/1997), 1347
3 3     O
4 4     Private coll., Baton Rouge
5 5     Private collection Hugh Williams, UK
5 5     C. Rhodes coll.