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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #1833

Pergamon (AD 166-177) AE 33 - Commodus

Commodus, as Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE33 (20.72g). Claudius Nikomedes, magistrate. M AVP KAI CAP KOMODO/C, bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΕΠΙ CΤΠΑ Κ ΝΙΚΟ ΜΗΔΟΥC Β ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ, Hygieia with serpent and patera and Asclepius with serpent staff standing facing each other, small Telesphorus between them. EF, dark green patina, fields smoothed. The work of a master engraver at Pergamum, whose signature seems to be the dropped C in the obverse legend. See Kraft pl. 87-89 for other dies by this artist.

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City/Mint name:Pergamon
Rating (33 votes):22222
Keywords:bronze / roman
References:BMC Mysia -; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG von Aulock -; Mionnet -
Valuation:CNG Triton VII (1/2004), lot 749 ($2,800 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:141 KiB
Date added:Jun 06, 2005
Dimensions:500 x 250 pixels
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