RPC IV.2, 871 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 871 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Ceramus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Claudius Hermophantos (arxas (ex-archon?))
Dating c. 191–192
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription Μ ΚΛ ΕΡΜΟΦΑΝΤΟϹ ΑΡΞΑϹ ΚΕΡΑΜΙΗΤωΝ (first Ν may be shaped as И)
Reverse design to left, Zeus (Labraundos) standing, right, holding double axe; to right, Zeus (Chrysaoreus) standing, left, holding long sceptre; both holding trident between them; between them at their feet, lion and eagle
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Reference J. Friedländer, ZfN 2 (1875), pp. 110–11
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 28222 J. Friedländer, ZfN 2 (1875), pp. 110–11 (rev. drawing)
2 2     B: I-B
3 3     NY: 1971.230.43