Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Type 11: Eros Leaning on the Branch of a Tree

This reverse type is known only from coins of Commodus struck in Pergamum in Mysia.


* Pergamum in Mysia, coins of Commodus, with Eros standing facing, head r., his r. arm placed on his head and his l. leaning on the branch of a tree. The illustration here is of the reverse of the specimen in Berlin (photo © Hartmann Linge, Wikimedia Commons, CC-by-sa 3.0).












CATALOGUE

Pergamum / Commodus
Reference: RPC IV, 3259
Rarity: RRR


 

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