RPC IV.2, 548 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 548 (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 ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design two lighted torches entwined by serpents; between, lighted altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), V 12b, BMC 185, GRMK 43, no. 10
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 185, pl. XI.8 GRMK 43, no. 10, pl. III.12 (rev.) = H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), V 12b, pl. IV.2 (obv.), electrotype C Leake 1592, European Greece, p. 50.15