Coin of Aegeae with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 177–192


Mint: Cilicia, Aegeae

Dimensions

Diameter: 39 mm. Weight: 38.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1971.629

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Draped bust of Asklepios right, wearing taenia, snake rearing up before him.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1971: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; December 8, 1971: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour