RPC IV.2, 2547 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2547 (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 ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design nude Aphrodite standing, facing, head, right, pulling sword-strap over her head, holding small sword; to right at her feet, helmet on short column, agains which shield leans
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 7
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 432 SNG 747, reading obverse legend as 'ΑΥ Κ Μ ...' = Wa 734 = M. Bernhart, Aphrodite auf griechischen Münzen (without year), 48, no. 297, pl. VIII.297 (rev.)
2 2     V-ON Leypold I, no. 349 = Schulten 17 (22/10/1985), 440