RPC IV.1, 5486 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5486 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝοϹ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust(?) of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass(?) and paludamentum(?), right
Reverse inscription [Ν]ΕΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ (Α shaped as Λ)
Reverse design nude Poseidon standing with foot on rock, right, holding trident and dolphin; trident resting on uncertain object (rock?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 71, KM 9, no. 2$
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: B-I Rec 71, pl. LXVIII.5 = KM 9, no. 2
2 2     Private coll. Tom Mullally