RPC IV.2, 9689 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9689 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 184–190
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗ[ΝΩΝ] ΝΕΟΚΟΡΟ[Ν]
Reverse design two decorated altars surmounted by baskets on bars; in baskets, branches and stick surmounted with crescent and star; each basket supported by three men handling bars; two men standing on bars, holding torches
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 1
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 16165
2 2     Kairos Numismatik 6 (19/08/2018), 448