RPC IV.3, 9151 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 9151 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Ascalon
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 177–180
Obverse inscription ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΑϹΚΑΛω ΒΠϹ
Reverse design Dioscuri standing, facing, heads turned towards each other, each wearing military dress and pileus surmounted by star, each holding spear and sword; between them above, crescent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Private coll. T.S. Richter = T.S. Richter, INJ 13 (1994–99), pp. 83–5, pl. 11.7
2 2     ✸ IMJ: Rosenberger I, 61, no. 195