RPC IV.2, 11248 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11248 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 192
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ[ΑΙ Λ] ΑΙ ΑΥ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ ΑΥ[Γ 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 ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩ[Ν] ΝΕΟ[Κ]Ο[ΡΩΝ?]
Reverse design two decorated altars surmounted by baskets on bars; in baskets, branches and stick surmounted with crescent and star; each basket supported by three men handling bars; two men standing on bars, holding torches
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 41 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG Electronic Auction 351 (20/05/2015), 496