RPC IV.2, 870 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 870 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Ceramus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Diodo(tos?) (arxas (ex-archon?))
Issue Commodus as emperor
Dating c. 177–182
Obverse inscription ] ΑΥ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful - short beard) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ] ΔΙοΔο ΑΡΞ ΚΕΡΑ[ΜΙΗ]ΤΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus (Labraundos) standing, right, holding double axe and spear; to left at his feet, lion reclining, right, raising forepaw
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 8
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 8, pl. XII.13 (rev.)