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cn coin 51557

Connected to Type
CN Type 18929 🔍
Mint
Assos 🔍
Region: Troas
Date
180–184 AD
Roman Imperial Period  🔍
Obverse
Legend
ΑV Μ ΑV ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Design
Laureate bust of bearded Commodus, right, wearing cuirass and paludamentum.
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Reverse
Legend
Legend reverse ΚΡΙΝΑΚΙΔΗᛈ // ΑᛈᛈΙΩΝ
Design
Serpent on altar, right.
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Persons
Sitter
Commodus 🔍
Magistrate
Krinakides 🔍
Metrology
Material
bronze  🔍
Diameter
23.5 mm
Weight
8.25 g
Owner
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, us  
Owner Inventory No.: 84.722
Provenience: 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
Citation
Bell, Coins from Assos, London-Cambridge, MA-Leipzig 1902 p. 304, nr. 147 
Heuchert, RPC IV: Roman Provincial Coinage. Vol. IV: From Antoninus Pius to Commodus (AD 138–192). online (temporary), http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/ nr. 65,10 
Literature
Heuchert, RPC IV: Roman Provincial Coinage. Vol. IV: From Antoninus Pius to Commodus (AD 138–192). online (temporary), http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/ nr. 65  
Wroth, A catalogue of the Greek coins in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Greek coins of Troas, Aeolis and Lesbos, Bologna 1964 p. 39, nr. 25, pl. VII, pic. 17  
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cn coin 51557, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_51557 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/23]
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