RPC IV.2, 2895 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2895 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Reign of Commodus (Kore Soteira)
Dating c. 180–192, some possibly earlier
Obverse inscription ΚΟΡΗ ϹΩΤΕΙΡΑ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Obverse design corn-wreathed and draped bust of Kore Soteira (head assimilated to portrait of Faustina II?) wearing necklace, right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Athena seated, left, feeding serpent entwined around olive-tree from patera; with shield leaning against throne
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 42 mm
Axis 1
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 7
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 387 (Medaillon) SNG 563
2 2     N: Fiorelli 7876, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin