"COIN OF THE MONTH" - CAPITOLIAS OF THE DECAPOLIS, COMMODUS AE
Spijkerman 15, Rosenberger 11, Near EF, contrast added, 26.99mm, 10.00 grams, Struck 189/190 C.E.
Obverse: AVT K M AVP KOMOΔOC around laureate head of Commodus to right
Reverse: Draped bust of Alexander the Great to right, with drapery around shoulders, date Γ Ч (year 93 = 189/190 C.E.) across fields, KAΠI AΛE Ξ MAKE ΓENA around
A choice example of a SCARCER city coin; BEAUTIFUL and struck on a large flan with expansive borders!