RPC IV.3, 8600 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 8600 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Syria
City Gaba
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ(Ϲ) ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Commodus, r.
Reverse inscription ΓΑΒΗΝⲰΝ ƐΜϹ (Ϲ may be inverted)
Reverse design Mên standing on line, facing, head, l., wearing Phrygian cap, holding spear, resting l. arm on sword on hip; between star (l.) and crescent (r.)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 10.38 g
Axis 12
Reference Kindler, Geva 36
Specimens 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1908-1-10-2440, on reverse, crescent obscure
2     ✸ L: 1931-6-3-26
3     Frank Sternberg 34 (22/10/1998), 79, pl. VI
4     IMJ: Rosenberger II, 46, no. 16 (drawing)
5     Beirut-AUB Baramki 253, l. VII (rev.)
6     P: 253, obverse legend ending ΚΟΜΜΟΔ ƐΥС, perhaps die reworked?
7     B: (Löbb)