Benefactor DonnaML Posted May 25 · Benefactor Benefactor Share Posted May 25 44 minutes ago, Prieure de Sion said: Imperator Caesar Lucius Aelius Aurelius Commodus Augustus Reign: Marcus Aurelius; Mint: Tripolis ad Maeandrum, Lydia; Date: 177/180 AD; Nominal: Bronze Medallion; Material: AE; Diameter: 37mm; Weight: 23.53g; Reference: Yothr CRP.641.1a; Reference: RPC IV.2 17452 (this coin); RPC Online: https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/4/17452; Rare: Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections); Provenance: Savoca Numismatik Munich, Germany (Auction 133, Lot 193); Provenance: Comptoir des Monnaies Anciennes Lille, France; Pedigree: –; Special: Only known example, RPC Online Plate coin Obverse: Bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre; Inscription: ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚοΜΟΔΟϹ; Translation: Autokrator Kaisaros Lucios Aurelios Komodos; Translation: Imperator Caesar Lucius Aurelius Commodus; Reverse: Dionysus (youthful) standing, facing, head, right, placing hand on top of his head, being supported by Satyr; to left, panther jumping, left; Inscription: ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ; Translation: Tripoleiton; Translation: City and People of Tripolis (ad Maeandrum) Next: another RR Bronze please... I am pretty sure that by "RR," @Ryro meant Roman Republican like the coin he posted, not RR in the sense of being extremely rare like yours! So we're still looking for a Roman Republican bronze. 1 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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