RPC IV.2, 9542 (temporary)

 

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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 G. Asin. Frougi (archon)
Dating 175-177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑVΡ ΚοΜοΔοϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ Γ ΑϹΙΝ ΦΡοVΓΙ ΑΡΧοΝ ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩ[Ν?]
Reverse design cult statue of Kore of Sardis standing, facing, wearing tall crown surmounted by crescent; to l., poppy; to r., ear of corn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 16.50 g
Axis 6
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Yale: ex PRF, with traces of tooling
2     ✸ Private coll. CGT = CNG Electronic Auction 318 (15/01/2014), 426