RPC IV.1, 9525 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 9525 (temporary)
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Marcianopolis
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Caecilius Maternus (legatus Augusti pro praetore provinciae Thraciae)
Dating c. 187
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass decorated with bust of Athena and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΗΓ(Ɛ) ΚΑΙΚ(ΙΛ) ΜΑΤƐΡΝοΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Reverse design Zeus standing, facing, head, l., holding patera (or thunderbolt) over eagle (and long sceptre)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 10.72 g
Axis 7, 12
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 1900/834 H. Dressel, ZfN 24 (1904), p. 26, pl. I.12
2     Peus 366 (25/10/2000), coll. Marcel Burstein, 309, pl. 14
3     O Peus 360 (27/04/1999), 567, pl. 21
4     Duisburg Köhler-Osbahr 609
5     O: reverse with thunderbolt
6     B: 2004/162 (ex private coll. Simon), reverse with thunderbolt only
7     Jean Elsen 71 (20/09/2002), 852, reverse with thunderbolt only
8     Private coll. Tom Mullally, reverse with patera and long sceptre
9     C. Rhodes coll.