Coin of Mostene with bust of Commodus, struck under Ny. Maternus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 182–184


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Mostene

Dimensions

Diameter: 39.5 mm. Weight: 30.58 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2000.985

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Helios, holding torch in right hand, in quadriga to right. In front of quadriga Hermes standing with caduceus in left hand looking back towards Helios.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By October 2000: with Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. Münzhandlung, Bornwiesenweg 34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (auction 366, October 25, 2000, lot 708); purchased by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., 1102 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603 on behalf of MFA; purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group Inc., December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour