Coin of Aezani with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 184–192


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Aezani

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 19.58 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1973.606

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: Cybele seated left, tympanum at her left side, lion at her feet, a seated infant on her right hand.
Three small cult images in fighting warrior pose in field above.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., December 12, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour