RPC I, 2080

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2080
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Claudius
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Magistrate P. Pasidienus Firmus (proconsul)
Obverse inscription ΤΙ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Claudius, l.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Π ΠΑΣΙΔΙΗΝΟΥ ΦΙΡΜΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ, Β ΠΑΤΡΩΝΟΣ ΤΗΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ, ΝΙΚΟΜΗ (monogram)
Reverse design
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 19
Specimens 9 (3 in the core collections)
Note The correct reading of the praenomen as Π (rather than ΤΙ) is clear on 4.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1268 Rec, pl. LXXXIX.7
2     B: Rauch Rec, pl. LXXXIX.8
3     O
4     vA 738
5     Cardamas coll. (ex Gorny & Mosch 265, 14 Oct. 2019, lot 682)
6     Naumann 64, 1 Apr. 2018, lot 266
7     Roma Numismatics EA 9, 28 June 2014, lot 278
8     ✸ Leu EA 13, 15 Aug. 2020, lot 839
9     A. Popovici coll.