Coin of Prusa-ad-Olympum with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 180–192


Mint: Bithynia, Prusa-ad-Olympum

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.43 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.436

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Commodus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hexastyle temple, with shield in tympanum.
Inscription in Greek in field and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour