RPC IV.2, 8868 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 8868 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Issue Commodus as Caesar
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription [Λ Α[Υ] ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ [ΓΕΡ ϹΕ] [?
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕ(Ο) (Ζ shaped as エ)
Reverse design in laurel wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 230–1
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 230, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
2 2     L: BMC 231
3 3     C McClean III, 7599, not illustrated, under 'Faustina the Younger'