RPC IV.1, 5487 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5487 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse design bare head of Antoninus Pius with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription ΘΕΑ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙ ΝΕΙΚΑΙΕΙϹ
Reverse design Demeter standing in biga drawn by winged and coiling serpents, right, holding long torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 42 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 75
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 824(Bis) (Medaillon) = Rec 75, pl. LXVIII.9
2 2     ✸ P: 824 (Medaillon)
3 3     L: 1979-1-1-1326 vA 543
4 4     Florence: 34964 D. Williams, 'The Coins of Pontus, Paphlagonia and Bithynia in the Collection of the Archaeological Museum in Florence', NC 169 (2009), 123, no. 60, pl. 23