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Coin ID #111

Ilion (AD 180-192) AE 38 - Commodus

Commodus, 180-192 AD. AE38 (2.89g). Ilium. AV KAI M AVPH KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΙΛΙΕΩΝ in exergue, Ganymede, wearing Phrygian helmet, seated left on pile of rocks, giving cup to eagle who grasps it with his left claw and drinks from it; tree behind. Good VF, dark green patina with light earthen encrustation around the devices, some corrosion. From the David Simpson Collection. Ex Bank Leu Auk. 30 (4/1982), lot 395.

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Filename:591719.jpg
City/Mint name:Ilion
Rating (29 votes):11111
Keywords:bronze / roman
References:Bellinger T186; Von Fritze, "Muenzen von Ilion" in Dorpfeld, Troja und Ilion II, 76; SNG Cop. 411; Cornell 101 (this coin)
Valuation:CNG Triton V (1/2002), lot 1719 ($5,500 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group - www.cngcoins.com
Filesize:140 KiB
Date added:Dec 04, 2004
Dimensions:500 x 237 pixels
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