RPC IV.2, 770 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 770 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Second half of reign of Marcus Aurelius (»Kyzikos«) - Kore Soteira (19 mm)
Dating c. 169–175, perhaps until AD 180
Obverse inscription ΚΟΡΗ ϹΩΤΕΙΡΑ
Obverse design corn-wreathed and draped bust of Kore Soteira, right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design eagle standing on cista, left, head, right, spreading wings, holding wreath in beak
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 7
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 13, BMC 178
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Ex coll. Grand Duc = H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 13, pl. VI.7 (obv.)
2 2     L: BMC 178
3 3     ✸ G: II, 267, no. 18 SNG I, no. 1209