RPC IV.2, 11218 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11218 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Λ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΚΟΜ[ΟΔΟϹ]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΥΖΙΚΗ]ΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟ
Reverse design galley with rowers and helmsman, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     P: 421 SNG 730, obverse as 'bare', worn, perhaps similar type https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/35896 with shorter reverse legend
3 3     ✸ Newcastle: Inv. ST/325 SNG 430, obverse legend tooled: ΑV Κ ΛΤ(sic) ΑVΡΗΛ …