Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 188–192


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 6.60 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.528

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Calf walks right, on ground line.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour