RPC IV.2, 3150 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3150 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Scepsis
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Group 2: ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟС (»Kyzikos«)
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΚΗΨΙΩΝ ΔΑΡ
Reverse design goddess (Aphrodite?) standing, facing, head, left, holding Nike and long transverse sceptre; to left, small male figure (Eros?) standing, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 881
2 2     vA 1583
3 3     NY: 1965.168.23
4 4     Private coll. CGT, ex Numismatik Naumann