RPC IV.2, 9211 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9211 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Ilium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Issue bare Commodus (youthful) with Αὐτοκράτωρ title
Dating probably 176–177, otherwise 176–179
Obverse inscription [Α]Υ Κ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟ[Ϲ]
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙΛΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design to left, Ilos reclining, right; resting arm on uncertain object; in centre, Zeus, on a cloud, holding transverse sceptre and about to drop the Palladium; to right, cow suspended from pole, left; on back of cow, man grasping her horn, slaughtering her with knife
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 12
Reference Bellinger T —, Amandry, lium, p. 212, type E
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Löbb, worn
2 2     ✸ CNG 97 (17/09/2014), 472 = Amandry, lium, p. 212, type E, p. 214, fig. 5, both sides with traces of tooling