RPC IV.1, 4205 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4205 (temporary)
Province Epirus
Region Epirus
City Nicopolis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 177-180
Obverse inscription Α ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔ(?)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛƐϹ
Reverse design Tyche standing, l., holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6, 8
Reference Oikonomidou 11–13, BMC 28,Rec ('Nicomedia') 150, BMC ('Nicomedia') 32
Specimens 9 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC ('Nicomedia') 32
1 1     B: (Löbb)
2 2     Monaco Museum = Oikonomidou 11β, pl. 24
3 3     V: GR 11922 J. v. Schlosser, Beschreibung der altgriechischen Münzen I (Vienna, 1893), 84, no. 43, obverse as 'Antoninus Pius'
4 4     C McClean II, 5144 (not illustrated)
5 5     Iannina Museum, found at Nicopolis 1967
6 6     ✸ Mu: 6a (acc. 12447)
7 7     Yale: ex PRF, ex private coll. Hollschek Oikonomidou 12 pl. 24
8 8     L: BMC 28 Oikonomidou 13, pl. 24, reverse legend obscure