RPC IV.1, 8707 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8707 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Magistrate Memmios Markos (heros and second archon)
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙοϹ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ Κ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Μ ΜΑΡΚοΥ Η(Ρ) Το Β ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design Corinthian helmet, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1433–7, Cop 509
Specimens 7 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: (Löbb) Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1433, pl. 75 (V74 and R114)
2 2     Cop: 509
3 3     O
4 4     V: GR 8484 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1435/2, pl. 75 (V74 and R116)
5 5     V: GR 8500
6 6     Sofia
7 7     Bern: Righetti 261