Coin of Hierapolis-Castabala with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 177–192


Mint: Cilicia, Hierapolis-Castabala

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1510

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: Herakles standing holds club in right hand, lion’s skin over left arm.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour