RPC IV.1, 5593 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5593 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΩΤ ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΙΑϹ
Reverse design Hephaestus seated on cippus, right, working with hammer on helmet which he holds with tongs over column
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 57
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1290 Rec 57, pl. XC.16 (rev.), authenticity doubtful?
2 2     Milan perhaps similar type https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/35056
3 3     ✸ G: II, 253, no. 5 SNG I, no. 1108
4 4     Würzburg: 549