RPC IV.3, 9563 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 9563 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 177–180
Obverse inscription ] [Κ]ΑΙϹ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass, left
Reverse inscription ΑΔ[ΡΙΑΝΗϹ ΤΑΡϹ]ΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠ[ΟΛΕΩϹ] [?
Reverse design nude Apollo standing, right, head, left, foot on omphalos, holding laurel-branch, resting left arm on knee
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 1, 6
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Mu: 12, reverse double struck
2 2     B: Cassel 1925, pierced, 12.39g