Coin of Caesarea with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 190


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 16.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.58

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: Mount Argaeus on altar.
Inscriptions in Greek around and on altar.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, February 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour