RPC IV.2, 538 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 538 (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 ΝΕ(ο)
Reverse design in laurel wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), V 7f
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 21424, reverse legend with ligature ΚVΖΙΚ{ΗΝΩΝ}
2 2     G: II, 268, no. 23 SNG I, no. 1218, wrongly dated to 'Time of Severus Alexander'
3 3     Private coll. CGT = Naville Numismatics 21 (20/03/2016), 275