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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #12091

Pergamon (AD 177-192) AE 41 - Commodus

Commodus, 177-192 AD. AE41 - Medallion (37.37g, 6h). Homonoia with Ephesus. P. Ael. Pius, strategos. [AY K]AI M AV-PH KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΕΠI CT[P]-A ΠIOV [KOI]NΩ[N]/ ΠΕPΓAMHNΩ/N EΦECΙΩN, Asclepius, holding cult idol of Artemis Ephesia and serpent-entwined staff, seated in biga drawn by two centaurs. Fine, earthen black patina, some smoothing. Extremely rare and possibly unrecorded with this later bust type.

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City/Mint name:Pergamon
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:??? Cf. F&N 1563-5 (with younger bust seen from front); cf. SNG France 2188 (for obv. die, different alliance type)
Valuation:CNG Elec. Auc. 342 (1/2015), lot 412 ($1,600 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:183 KiB
Date added:Apr 01, 2015
Dimensions:800 x 400 pixels
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