Coin of Germa with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 180–192


Mint: Germa, Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 18.29 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.945

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
IMP.M.AVR.COM. ANTONINVS
Reverse: Cybele, wearing kalathos, rides on lion to right. She holds a sceptre in her right hand, tympanum in her left.
COL AV GFGERMENO

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 178); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour