Coin of Ilium with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 178–180


Mint: Asia: Troas, Ilium

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.35 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1394

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: River-god Skamander reclines left, left arm on vase, reed in right hand.
Inscription in Greek around and below.

Provenance

By 1959: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour