RPC IV.2, 780 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 780 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': First half of reign of Commodus (Kore Soteira)
Dating c. 180–186
Obverse inscription ΚΟΡΗ ϹΩΤΕΙ[ΡΑ]
Obverse design corn-wreathed and draped bust of Kore Soteira (head assimilated to portrait of Faustina II?) wearing necklace(?), right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚ[Η]ΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Dionysus (youthful) seated, left, on panther walking, right, holding thyrsus, resting arm on panther's neck
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 20
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 198 SNG 585 = H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 20, pl. VI.14 (obv.)