RPC IV.2, 8951 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 8951 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus: Group 2 (youthful and GERMANICVS)
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription CoMMo CAISARI(sic) AV GER
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL A(V)G TROA
Reverse design cult statue of Apollo Smintheus standing on short column, right, having quiver at shoulder, holding patera and bow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1940-10-1-193
2 2     B: I-B, reverse legend COL AG(sic) TROA
3 3     ✸ V-ON Leypold I, no. 447
4 4     Private coll. Jan Plas, reverse legend [C]OL AG(sic) [TROA]