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Coin of Aezani with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cybele seated left, tympanum at her left side, lion at her feet, a seated infant on her right hand. Three small cult images in fighting warrior pose in field above. Inscription in Greek. (see media...

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Provenance

By 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., December 12, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 184–192

Mint

Aezani, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 19.58 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1973.606

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins