Coin of Silandus with bust of Commodus, struck under Tatianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 177–192


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Silandus

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 13.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.239

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Youthful bust of Commodus to right, laureate, draped, and cuirassed.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos reclining to right on panther, thyrsos held transversely in left hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 258); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour