RPC IV.2, 690 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 690 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ Κ[ΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design river-god (youthful) reclining, left, head, right, wearing radiate crown, holding branch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference FM 271, no. 244 corr.
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 2570, obverse as 'Marcus Aurelius' = FM 271, no. 244, pl. VIII.15 (rev.), obverse as 'Marcus Aurelius', ex coll. F. Imhoof-Blumer, ex Lischine
2 2     P: 361 SNG 689, obverse as 'Marcus Aurelius' and 'bare'
3 3     Private coll. CGT, ex Gitbud & Naumann, obverse legend obscure
4 4     ✸ CNG Electronic Auction 227 (10/02/2010), 288, ex coll. J.-P. Righetti 8679