Troas, Scepsis, Commodus (180-193). Ae 35. The Judgement of Paris. Unpublished.


Troas. Scepsis. Commodus (180-193). Ae 35 mm. 19.0 gm. Obv: AY KAI M AYPH KOM [ ] AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus right. Rev: EIΔH in upper right, CKHΨIΩN ΔAPΔA in exergue, The Judgement of Paris: Eros on rock advancing left and holding out an apple to Aphrodite, standing right and holding sceptre; behind her, Hera holding sceptre and Athena with spear and shield; to right, mountain-god Ida on tree. Apparently unpublished and possibly unique. cf. Niggeler 611 (Caracalla) and Numismatic Naumann lot 596 of Auction 111, May 12, 2021.

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