RPC IV.1, 5624 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5624 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ Κ
Obverse design bare head of Commodus (youthful) (with traces of drapery), right
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤ ΝΕΩ ΝΕΙΚοΜ
Reverse design Eros riding on dolphin, right, holding whip
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 124, BMC 27
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1333 Rec 124, pl. XCII.5 (rev.), struck on too large a flan
2 2     L: BMC 27, pl. XXXIV.7 (rev.), obverse with traces of drapery