RPC IV.2, 11693 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11693 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Magistrate Claudius Hestiaios II (hipparches)
Issue Group 3
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription ΚΟΡΗ ϹΩΤΕΙΡΑ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Obverse design corn-wreathed and draped bust of Kore Soteira (head assimilated to portrait of Faustina II?) wearing necklace, left
Reverse inscription [ΕΠΙ ΚΛ ΕϹΤ]ΙΑΙΟΥ Β ΙΠΠΑΡΧΕ ΚΥΖΙ ΝΕΟΚ (Ζ shaped as エ)
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 34 mm
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI —
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Fritz Rudolf Künker 226 (11/03/2013), 846