RPC IV.2, 11206 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11206 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Second half of reign of Marcus Aurelius: »Kyzikos«
Dating c. 169–175, perhaps until AD 180
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚοΡ
Reverse design Hades standing in galloping quadriga, left, struggling with Persephone
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Private coll. CGT = Naville Numismatics 20 (07/02/2016), 260
1 1     ✸ Private coll. Ralf Wöllner
2 2     Kairos Numismatik 5 (10/06/2018), 299, obverse as 'Commodus'