RPC IV.1, 8709 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8709 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (uncertain title)
Magistrate Thea Faustina II (without title)
Dating c. 176-179
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ Κ ΛΟVΚΙΟϹ ΚοΜοΔοϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ Θ ΦΑVϹΤΙΝΗϹ ΒVΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design Corinthian helmet, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 14.71 g
Axis 6
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1441
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1441/1, pl. 75 (V78 and R122), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
2     ✸ P: 405
3     Mu: 12a (acc. 19893)