RPC IV.2, 756 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 756 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Reign of Commodus (Kore Soteira)
Dating c. 180–192, some possibly earlier
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 inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕωΚΟΡΩΝ (ω inverted)
Reverse design nude Heracles seated on rock, left, holding club, resting arm on rock
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 43 mm
Axis 12
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 6d
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 395 (Medaillon) SNG 568