Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 178–180


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.52 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.1403

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Prize wreath.
Inscription in Greek around and within wreath.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour