Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 180


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 6.77 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1169

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: Within wreath: inscriptions in Greek (Year 209 = 180 A.D.)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour