RPC IV.2, 11222 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11222 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Naevius Quintus Maximus (strategos)
Alliance with Smyrna
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ[Ρ]Η ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ] ΝΑΙΒ [Κ]ΥΙΝΤΟΥ ϹΜΥΡΝΑ ΚΥΖΙΚΟϹ (Ϲ shaped as Ζ)
Reverse design to left, hero Kyzikos standing, right, in military dress, holding spear; to right, Amazon Smyrna standing, left, holding holding double axe and pelta; both clasping hands
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Reference Franke & Nollé —
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 229 (10/03/2015), 1532, both sides heavily tooled: beard on obverse longer and reverse legend: ƐΠΙ Α[Ρ]Χ ΝΑΙΒ ...