RPC IV.2, 188 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 188 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue »Kyzikos«: 3.3 bust and COMMOD AVG
Dating c. 180–183
Obverse inscription IMP CAI(sic) M AVR COMMOD AVG
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short - medium length beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROAD
Reverse design statue of nude Marsyas standing on base, right, raising arm, holding wineskin over shoulder
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6
Reference Bellinger A 230
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ O
2 2     P: 241, worn
3 3     V: GR 16605, under 'Marcus Aurelius'
4 4     Çanakkale: Inv. 1048 SNG Turkey 3.I, no. 275, worn, both legends mostly obscure, attribution to this type uncertain