RPC IV.2, 545 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 545 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': First half of reign of Commodus (hero Kyzikos)
Dating c. 180–186
Obverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΟϹ
Obverse design diademed head of hero Kyzikos (youthful), right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝ[ΩΝ ΝΕ]ΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design two lighted torches entwined by serpents and surmounted by poppies and ears of corn; between, lighted altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 12
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), V 11b
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     St Petersburg H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), V 11b, pl. III.29 (obv.)
2 2     ✸ P: 247 SNG 545