RPC IV.2, 2333 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2333 (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 ΓΕΡ ϹΕΒ ΥΟϹ(sic)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ (Ζ shaped as エ)
Reverse design turreted Tyche standing, facing, head, left, holding small uncertain object and long staff; to left, figure (Nymph?) reclining, right, raising arm to head; to right, river-god reclining, left, resting on water-urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 5
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-1563 vA 7374
2 2     Helios Numismatik 3 (29/04/2009), 353