Coin of Philadelphia with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 180–192


Mint: Cilicia, Philadelphia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 8.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.930

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: Tyche standing to left, holding sceptre-staff and patera.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 162a); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour