RPC IV.1, 9420 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 9420 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription COMMODO CAES AVG FIL GERM
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription C L I CoR
Reverse design to left, cult statue of Venus/Aphrodite of Acrocorinthus standing, right, holding Mars/Ares' shield before her as mirror; to right, nude Hercules/Heracles standing, left, raising right hand, holding club and lion skin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 9, 10, 12
Reference BCD Corinth 783
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Mu: 128ab (acc. 37209)
2 2     BCD Corinth 783
3 3     B: 4272 NCP, p. 156, no. 23, pl. FF.XIII (rev.)
4 4     O