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 ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Commodus (long beard?), right
Reverse inscription ΚΟΛΟΦΩΝΙΩΝ
Reverse design ram walking, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 6
Reference Milne, Kolophon 195
Specimens 7 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 28723 Milne, Kolophon 195a, pl. XII = Kraft, p. 191
2 2     P: 306
3 3     ✸ P: 309 Wa 1502
4 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 4     V: GR 30647, under 'Antoninus Pius' Misdescribed by Milne as type 'Milne, Kolophon 191b'
5 5     V: GR 33902 J. Hirsch 21 (16/11/1908), coll. Consul Weber, 2773, not illustrated
6 6     PK Coll.