Coin of Patras with bust of Commodus
Mint: Achaea: Peloponnese, Patras
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 13.33 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
IMPCOMMOD VSANTOAVG (The S is reversed.)
Reverse: View of the city and harbor, with three temples toward the acropolis, colonnades, ships, and a statue of the Genius or Poseidon in the foreground.
One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour