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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1982.100.43
People
Commodus, Roman (r. 177-192)
Title
Coin of Laodikeia ad Mare under Commodus
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
177-192 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Laodikeia ad Mare (Syria)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/170788
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
9.62 g
Die Axis
1
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: ... AI KOMMOΔ...
  • Reverse Inscription: IOVΛIEΩNTΩN
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
BMC 79
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1982
Object Number
1982.100.43
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Commodus r., laureate.
Rev.: Bust of Tyche of Laodicea r., turreted, on basis placed within distyle shrine, in field l. ΠO, in field r. MAP.

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