RPC IV.2, 965 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 965 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Colophon
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Iou. Faustos (strategos for the second time)
Dating c. 184-188
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΙΟV ΦΑV[ϹΤ]ΟV ΤΟ Β ΚΟΛΟΦΩΝΙΩΝ
Reverse design to l., Artemis standing, facing, head, r., holding long sceptre; in centre, Apollo (Klarios) seated, l., holding laurel-branch and lyre; to r., Leto standing, l., holding sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 26.80 g
Axis 6
Reference Milne, Kolophon 193
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 308 Kraft, p. 190, pl. 91.10
2     Mabbott 1471, illustrated