RPC IV.2, 10380 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 10380 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 192
Obverse inscription Υ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΙ ΑΥ ΚΟ]ΜΜΟΔΟϹ ΑΥΓ ϹΕΒ ΕΥϹ [ΕΥΤ ΡΩΜΑΙΟϹ ΗΡΑΚΛΗϹ]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long and wide beard) wearing lion skin, right, seen from front; to left, club
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡ[ΩΝ]
Reverse design Demeter(?) standing in biga drawn by two panthers, right, holding long torch(?); behind on left, Maenad advancing, right, holding tympanum; behind on right, Pan advancing, left, raising arm, holding pedum; to right, Eros(?) advancing, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 43 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Florence: Inv. 35726/14 S. Bani, M. Benci and A. Vanni, I Medaglioni Provinciali e i Contorniati Romani nelle raccolte del Monetiere del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze. Vol. II (Florence, 2012), 24, no. 17 = Williams, Florence (Mysia) no. 17, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin