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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #12623

Hyrkaneis (AD 177-192) AE 30 - Commodus

Commodus, 177-192 AD. AE30 (15.86g). L. Antoninus, strategos. AV KAI M AVPH KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CTPA Λ ANTΩNЄINOV VPKANΩN, Demeter driving biga of serpents left, holding torch in each hand. VF.

Extremely rare and apparently unpublished type featuring a left-facing biga.

File information
City/Mint name:Hyrkaneis
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:RPC IV online 1296 var. (biga right); SNG von Aulock 2974 var. (same); SNG Copenhagen 211 var. (same); Waddington 5046 var. (same)
Valuation:Pecunem Auc. 33 (7/2015), lot 330 (EUR 350 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Gitbud & Naumann -
Filesize:107 KiB
Date added:Jul 27, 2015
Dimensions:800 x 407 pixels
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