Coin of Antioch with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 177–192


Mint: Antioch, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 5.73 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2997

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to left.
LAVRELIVS COMMOD[VS] (the LA letters are unclear)
Reverse: Mên standing to right, crescent behind, scepter in right hand, holding Nike with trophy.
ANTIOCHI COLONIAE

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour