RPC IV.2, 723 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 723 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Magistrate Caecilius Alypianos (archon)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΓΕΡ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse design Attis reclining on cushions, left, legs tied, holding patera, resting arm on cista; to left behind, tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 236, H. von Fritze, Nomisma 4 (1909), 34, no. 5
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 236, pl. XIII.7 H.P. Borrell, NC 1843, 151, no. 7 ('female figure' and 'cippus')
2 2     P: 405 SNG 742