RPC IV.2, 757 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 757 (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 ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design in centre, Attis reclining on cushions, left, legs tied, holding patera; behind, tree; to left, emperor or hero Kyzikos standing, right, in military dress, holding patera and spear; to right, man playing lyre, left; in exergue, bull walking, left, towards altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 41 mm
Axis 2, 12
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 6e, H. von Fritze, Nomisma 4 (1909), 33, no. 4, BMC 175
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 175, pl. XI.1
2 2     B: (Löbb) H. von Fritze, Nomisma 4 (1909), 33, no. 4, pl. III.6 (rev.)
3 3     Lanz 135 (21/05/2007), 770