RPC IV.2, 3190 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3190 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 192
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ [Λ ΑΙ] ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ ΕΥ ΡΩΜ ΗΡΑΚΛΗϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long and wide beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design in centre, Attis reclining on cushions, left, legs tied, holding patera; to left, youthful male figure standing, right, holding basket; to right, young male figure playing lyre, left; in exergue, bull walking, left, towards lighted altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 44 mm
Axis 12
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 4 (1909), 34, no. 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.42844 J. Hirsch 13 (15/05/1905), coll. Rhousopoulos, 3296, pl. XXXVII = von Fritze, Nomisma 4 (1909), 34, no. 6, pl. III.8 (rev.)