RPC IV.2, 9929 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9929 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Hyrcanis
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate L. Vettios Antoneinos (strategos)
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription ΑVΤο ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟ[Ϲ]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ⳞΤΡΑ Λ ΟVΕΤ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟV VΡΚΑΝΩΝ ΜΑΚΕΔ
Reverse design head of youthful Heracles/Alexander wearing lion-scalp, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 998
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: Fox, authenticity doubtful: cast? GRPCL Hyrcanis 51 = Hochard 998a, pl. 51