RPC IV.2, 746 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 746 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Magistrate Naevius Quintus Maximus (strategos)
Alliance with Smyrna
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription ΚΟΡΗ ϹΩΤΕΙΡΑ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Obverse design corn-wreathed and draped bust of Kore Soteira (head assimilated to portrait of Faustina II?) wearing necklace, right
Reverse design in centre, Commodus (bearded) in military dress standing, facing, head, left, holding spear and sword; between turreted Tychai of Smyrna (l.) and Cyzicus (r.), standing, facing each other, each holding long transverse sceptre and crowning emperor
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 43 mm
Axis 6
Reference Franke & Nollé 1030–1 corr., H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 6k, M. Price, NC 1971, 128, no. 13, D. Salgado, OMNI 9 (2015), p. 178 (Tipo V)
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1970-1-6-1 M. Price, NC 1971, 128, no. 13, pl. 25
2 2     B: I-B