Coin of Pergamum with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 175–177


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.43 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.543

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Commodus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Distyle shrine. Within, Telesphoros standing facing.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour