RPC IV.2, 523 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 523 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Second half of reign of Marcus Aurelius (»Kyzikos«)
Dating c. 169–175, perhaps until AD 180
Obverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΟϹ
Obverse design diademed head of hero Kyzikos (youthful), right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡ
Reverse design Athena standing, right, holding spear and Nike standing, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), V 3
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 16129, authenticity doubtful: cast? H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), V 3, pl. III.19
2 2     V: 444 (Forgery Collection), authenticity doubtful: cast