Coin with bust of Commodus
Mint: Troas, Alexandria Troas
Diameter: 23 mm. weight: 5.77 gm. die axis: 12
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Obverse: Bust of young Commodus to right, wearing cuirass and paludamentum.
Reverse: Statue of Apollo Smintheus right, on pedestal, wearing himation with quiver at shoulder, patera in right hand, bow in left.
Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America