RPC IV.2, 755 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 755 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Magistrate Aurelius Meidias (strategos and asiarch)
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription ΚΟΡΗ ϹΩΤΕΙΡΑ ΚΥΖ[ΙΚΗΝΩΝ]
Obverse design corn-wreathed and draped bust of Kore Soteira (head assimilated to portrait of Faustina II?) wearing necklace, right
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡΑ ΑΥ[Ρ] ΜΕΙΔΙΟ[Υ] [ΑϹΙΑΡΧΟΥ?] ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Dioscuri standing, facing, heads turned towards each other, each holding spear and bridle of horse; horses facing each other; between, lighted altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 42 mm
Axis 12
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 6c
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: (Löbb)