A.K.Collection: Coin ID O03 from Lot no. 622


Alexandria Commodus AD 177-192. Tetradrachm (Bi; 24-25mm; 12.39g; 11h) (year 21) 180/181. M AYPH KOMMO – ANTWNINOC CE Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. Trophy of helmet with cheek-pieces, cuirass, and pair of crossed oblong shields at either side with javelins; at the foot, two captives seated on the ground left and right, their hands bound, one on right looks back; in field, date, L/K-A (= year 21).

Alexandria p. 28 and 116 pl. 13 (this coin); BMC p. 179, 1441; Dattari 3904var (legend); Geissen 2205.

Ex Steger coll., Münzhandlung Basel 6, 18 Mar 1936, 1000; Voirol coll., stock F. Sternberg Zurich 1980.


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