RPC IV.2, 9848 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9848 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate G. Asin. Frougi (archon)
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡ Κο[ΜοΔοϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ]
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Γ ΑϹΙΝ [Φ]ΡοΥΓΙ ΑΡΧοΝΤ ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design emperor (Marcus Aurelius) galloping over Persian foe, right, wearing military dress, raising arm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1962
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     ✸ C: Burkitt 1011 GRPCL Sardes (Sardis) 460 = Hochard 1962a, pl. 112