RPC IV.2, 722 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 722 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕοΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design circular building with closed gate; on roof, three statues of Demeter carrying torches; building between two large torches entwined by serpents
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 235, GRMK 43, no. 9
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 235, obverse partly double struck
2 2     Cop: 121, perhaps with additional obverse legend variation
3 3     ✸ P: 411 SNG 734 = GRMK 43, no. 9, pl. III.12 (rev.)
4 4     C: Leake 1595, Asiatic Greece, p. 50.18
5 5     Florence Williams, Florence (Mysia) no. 11, obverse with traces of tooling and perhaps with additional legend variation