RPC IV.2, 9320 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9320 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lydia
City Hierocaesarea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Issue Commodus as Caesar
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΙΕΡΟΚΑΙϹΑΡΕΩΝ
Reverse design Nike advancing on globe, right, holding wreath and palm-branch
Metal copper-based alloy(Æ (20 mm))
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 642
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Mu SNG 143 = Hochard 642a, pl. 32, labelled '642c' on pl. 32
2 2     ✸ Private collection H. I.
3 3     Private coll., Charlottesville, VA
4 4     Numismatik Naumann 52 (02/04/2017), 1029, ex private coll. Plankenhorn, ex private coll. J. Aiello = GRPCL Hierocaesarea 97
5 5     Private coll. CGT, ex Gitbud & Naumann, reverse legend mostly obscure