RPC IV.2, 2543 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2543 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ(Η) ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡ
Reverse design Demeter standing in biga drawn by coiling serpents, right, holding torch in each hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 429 SNG 745, reading obverse legend as 'ΑΥ Κ Μ ...'
2 2     B: (Löbb)
3 3     Mu: 121b, acc. 90179
4 4     Private coll. CGT, ex Gitbud & Naumann
5 5     Private coll. Ralf Wöllner