RPC IV.2, 2596 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2596 (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 ΑΥ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΚΗΨΙΩΝ ΔΑΡΔΑΝ
Reverse design Dionysus (youthful) standing, facing, head, left, holding cantharus over panther and thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 884 Wa 1229
2 2     Mu SNG 333
3 3     Private collection Plankenhorn, Germany