RPC IV.2, 207 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 207 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Scepsis
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Group 1: ΚΟΜΟΔΟС (»Kyzikos«)
Dating c. 180
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription Ε]ΥϹ ΕΙΔΑΙΟϹ ϹΚΗΨΙ [ΔΑ]ΡΔΑΝ
Reverse design to right, cult statue of Zeus Idaios standing on base, facing, head, left, holding eagle over altar and sceptre; to left, female figure advancing, right, carrying transverse sceptre over shoulder, extending arms, leading sacrifical bull walking, right; behind, tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 1
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-1666 vA 1582
2 2     Mabbott 1408, illustrated
3 3     Private collection Plankenhorn, Germany