RPC IV.2, 668 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 668 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Magistrate Aulus
Issue Group 2
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΥΛΟΥ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ (Ζ shaped as エ)
Reverse design Demeter standing in biga drawn by coiling serpents, left, holding torch in each hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 216
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 216
2 2     P: 325 SNG 655, both sides tooled, reverse perhaps without name of 'magistrate'
3 3     P: 326 SNG 654, legends reworked: ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙС Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟС and ΚVΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ, reverse perhaps without name of 'magistrate'
4 4     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 152 (10/10/2006), 1781