Coin of Amisus with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 182–183


Mint: Pontus, Amisus

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 12.63 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

69.1083

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: Tyche seated left, cornucopia on left arm, rudder in right hand.
At left below rudder, head of Thalassa?.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; July 1, 1969: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 23, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock