RPC IV.2, 728 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 728 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Issue Commodus as Caesar
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΓΕΡ ϹΕΒ ΥΟϹ(sic)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design nude hero (Kyzikos) standing, left, chlamys over shoulder, holding spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference E. Babelon, RN 1891, 31, no. 2
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 406 SNG 731 = E. Babelon, RN 1891, 31, no. 2, pl. IV.2, authenticity doubtful: cast?
2 2     V: GR 16166, authenticity doubtful: identical with specimen 1, cast!