RPC IV.2, 2598 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2598 (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 ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΚΗΨΙΩΝ ΔΑΡΔΑ
Reverse design goddess (Aphrodite?) standing, facing, head, left, holding Nike and long transverse sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 885 Wa 1230
2 2     B: 1901/918