RPC IV.2, 517 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 517 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Reign of Antoninus Pius (Groups 2-3) or Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 147–169
Obverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΟϹ (Ζ reversed)
Obverse design diademed head of hero Kyzikos (youthful), right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ (Ζ shaped as エ)
Reverse design nude Poseidon standing with foot on prow, left, resting elbow on knee covered with chlamys, holding trident
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), V 1e
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 230 SNG 526 = H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), V 1e. pl. III.16 (rev.), obverse slightly double struck