RPC IV.2, 711 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 711 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Second half of reign of Marcus Aurelius (»Kyzikos«)
Dating c. 169–175, perhaps until AD 180
Obverse inscription ΚοΡΗ ϹΩΤΕΙΡΑ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Obverse design corn-wreathed and draped bust of Kore Soteira wearing necklace, right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design nude Dionysus (youthful) standing in biga drawn by two female panthers, left, holding long thyrsus; behind, Pan advancing, left, playing flute, holding pedum
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 3c
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 375 SNG 574, obverse die refreshed
2 2     Mu: 92
3 3     ✸ Frank Sternberg 11 (20/11/1981), 258
4 4     Wendt-Numismatica 17 (22/06/1977), coll. Hollschek, 278, pl. 10