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Coin of Adramyteum with bust of Commodus, struck under Marreinus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Emperor to right on horseback raising right hand in adlocutio to soldier with shield and vexillum. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, no. 106); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 177–192

Mint

Adramyteum, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 22.69 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.213

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins