Coin of Cyzicus in alliance with Smyrna with bust of Commodus, struck under Naeb. Quintus Maximus
Mint: Asia: Mysia and Ionia, Cyzicus and Smyrna (Alliance)
Diameter: 42.5 mm. Weight: 32.29 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hero Cyzicus stands at left, clasping right hand of Amazon Smyrna who stands at right, pelta on left arm, with double axe.
Inscriptions in Greek around, in field, and in exergue.
By 1967: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, no. 7376); by 1977: with Auctiones A.G., Aeschengraben 14, Basel, Switzerland (auction 7, June 7, 1977, lot 376); purchased at Auctiones auction on behalf of MFA by Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 14, 1977
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour