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Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Calf walks right, on ground line. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 188–192

Mint

Cyzicus, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

65.528

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins