Coin of Adramyteum with bust of Commodus, struck under Marreinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 177–192


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Adramyteum

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 22.69 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.213

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Commodus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor to right on horseback raising right hand in adlocutio to soldier with shield and vexillum.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, no. 106); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour