Coin of Germa with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 182–184


Mint: Galatia, Germa

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 17.18 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1972.862

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
IMP.M.AVR.COM. ANTONINVS
Reverse: Zeus seated right holding scepter in right hand, corn ears in left.
COL.AVG. GERMENOC

(reverse should read: GERMENOR)

Provenance

By 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 13, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour