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Coin of Aegeae with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Draped bust of Asklepios right, wearing taenia, snake rearing up before him. Inscriptions in Greek around and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1971: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; December 8, 1971: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Aegeae, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 39 mm. Weight: 38.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1971.629

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins