RPC IV.2, 9542 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9542 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Magistrate Gaius Asinius Frugi (archon)
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜοΔοϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ (Δ with long serifs)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Γ ΑϹΙΝ ΦΡοΥΓΙ ΑΡΧοΝ ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩ (Δ with long serifs)
Reverse design cult statue of Kore of Sardis standing, facing, wearing tall crown surmounted by crescent; to left, poppy; to right, ear of corn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1963
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Yale: 2004.6.2969, ex PRF Hochard 1963a, pl. 112, with traces of tooling
2 2     ✸ Private coll. CGT = CNG Electronic Auction 318 (15/01/2014), 426 = GRPCL Sardes (Sardis) 458