Obverse: Laureate bust of Commodus to right, wearing cuirass and paludamentum. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Apollo, nude, facing right. Lyre on column to right. To left, serpent wound around the olive tree. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)
By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the Lockett Collection, part XII, February 21-23, 1961, lot 2913); purchased at the Lockett auction by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert St., Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; October 11, 1961: 61.1039–61.1067 purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd. for a total price of £ 1099/-/-.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour