RPC IV.2, 11233 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11233 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Reign of Commodus (Kore Soteira)
Dating c. 180–192, some possibly earlier
Obverse inscription ΚΟΡΗ ϹΩΤΕΙΡΑ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Obverse design corn-wreathed and draped bust of Kore Soteira (head assimilated to portrait of Faustina II?) wearing necklace, right
Reverse inscription ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ [ΚΥ]ΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter standing in biga, right, holding long torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 41 mm
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 6a var.
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Gorny 89 (05/05/1998), 316