RPC IV.2, 17352 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 17352 (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?] [
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟ
Reverse design lighted torch on altar, entwined by serpent and surmounted by two poppies; at base, two ears of corn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Reference J. Scholz, NZ 33 (1901), 34, no. 53 corr.
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Private coll. Ralf Wöllner
5 5     J. Scholz, NZ 33 (1901), 34, no. 53, giving 'ΜΥΡ(sic) ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹΑΡΜ' as obverse legend