RPC I, 2083B

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2083B
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Dating undated but after 63
Obverse inscription [ ] ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ [ ]
Obverse design laureate head of Nero, right
Reverse inscription ΝΕΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΩΝ
Reverse design Nero on horseback, right, holding spear; behind, soldier advancing right; before, soldier advancing right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 1
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Another sestertius size coin from Nicomedia belonging to the group from Bithynia copying bronze coins from the mint of Rome (see S2-I-2083A for a similar reverse type, but with the head of Nero, l.).
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG MBS 72, 14 June 2006, lot 1153