Coin of Pergamum with bust of Commodus, struck under Nicomedes
Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum
Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 22.56 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hygeia standing to right, with phiale and snake; Asklepios faces her at the right, and Telesphoros stands between them.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
Ancient silver plating and gilding.
By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 246); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour