RPC IV.2, 9692 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9692 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Magistrate Claudius Mu— Severus (strategos)
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Second half of reign of Marcus Aurelius (»Kyzikos«)
Dating c. 169–175, perhaps until AD 180
Obverse inscription ΚοΡΗ ϹΩΤΕΙΡΑ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Obverse design corn-wreathed and draped bust of Kore Soteira wearing necklace, right
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡΑ ΚΛ ΜοΥ ϹΕΒΗΡοΥ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Dionysus (youthful) seated, left, on panther walking, left, holding thyrsus, resting arm on panther,
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference H. von Fritze, Nomisma 10 (1917), VI 3c var.
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 16135, obverse with traces of silver cover perhaps identical with Prowe I, 1231, not illustrated
2 2     Rome: 80270 Calomino MNR 154, obverse legend tooled: ΚοΡΗ ϹΩΤΠΥΑ(sic)