Coin of Dioshieron with bust of Commodus, struck under Aristeas

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 180–192


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Dioshieron

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 20.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1984.246

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: Within temple front with four columns, Zeus seated left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 87); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour