RPC IV.2, 967 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 967 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Colophon
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 184-192
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Commodus (long beard?), r.
Reverse inscription ΚΟΛΟΦΩΝΙΩΝ
Reverse design ram walking, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 6
Reference Milne, Kolophon 195
Specimens 7 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 28723 Milne, Kolophon 195a, pl. XII = Kraft, p. 191
2     P: 306
3     ✸ P: 309 Wa 1502
4     Union Museum of Alba Iulia, Romania, Inv. 3484, found at Alba Iulia, worn = C. Gazdac and V. Suciu, Apulum. Coins from Roman Sites and Collections of Roman Coins from Romania V (), no. , under 'Colossae' and 'Antoninus Pius', interpretation of obverse emperor as Commodus not entirely certain
4     V: GR 30647, under 'Antoninus Pius' Misdescribed by Milne as type 'Milne, Kolophon 191b'
5     V: GR 33902 J. Hirsch 21 (16/11/1908), coll. Consul Weber, 2773, not illustrated
6     Private coll. Philip Kinns