RPC IV.2, 9216 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9216 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Laodicea ad Lycum
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Alliance with Heraclea Salbace
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜΜοΔοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse design to left, Zeus of Laodicea standing, right, holding long sceptre and eagle; to nude Heracles (bearded) standing, left, holding club and lion skin; both clasping hands
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: Rauch, under 'Ladodicea in Phrygia'
2 2     Private coll. Yothr