RPC IV.2, 626 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 626 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Parium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus or sole ruler: Issue 2 (»Kyzikos«)
Dating c. 179–180
Obverse inscription IMP CAI(sic) L AV COMODVS (L shaped as Λ)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription DEO CVPIDINI COLΟΝ IVL HAD PA
Reverse design Amor/Eros standing, facing, head, right, holding right hand over small herm, resting left arm on hip
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Cop 291, MG 256, no. 139,
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop: 291 MG 256, no. 139
2 2     L: 1892-11-5-3
4 4     Private coll., Baton Rouge = Lindgren I, 275
5 5     ✸ CNG Electronic Auction 388 (14/12/2016), 240
6 6     Numismatik Naumann 46 (11/09/2016), 343, both sides with traces of tooling
7 7     Private coll. CGT, ex Savoca Numismatik
8 8     Private coll. F. Jarman, Germany = Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland 15 (21/10/2004), coll. J.-P. Righetti, 527
9 9     CNG Electronic Auction 188 (28/05/2008), 225