RPC IV.2, 962 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 962 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate L. Kas(s)tri. Scheinos (strategos for the second time)
Dating c. 191
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Commodus (long and wide beard), r.
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡ Λ ϹΧƐΙΝΟV ƐΛΑΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design veiled female figure (Demeter?) standing, l., holding patera over lighted altar, resting uncertain object on column
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.47 g
Axis 12
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Bergama Depot = Voegtli, Stadtgrabung 36, no. K455, pl. 4, slightly misreadig obverse legend and reverse figure as 'Tyche with rudder and cornucopia'
2     ✸ Leu Numismatik Web Auction 8 (29/06/2019), 645 = Gorny & Mosch 134 (11/11/2004), 1950