RPC IV.2, 1617 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1617 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Issue Commodus as Caesar
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΓΕΡΜ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design winged caduceus with club-like handle and gorgoneion, surmounted by crescent and star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6, 11
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ O
2 2     P: 415 SNG 722, reading obverse legend as 'Λ ΑVΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟС ΚΑΙСΑΡ'