RPC IV.2, 723 (temporary)


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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 Kaikil[ios] Alypianos (archon)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΓƐΡ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse design Attis reclining on cushions, l., legs tied, holding patera, resting arm on cista; to l. behind, tree
Metal Æ
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