RPC IV.1, 5629 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5629 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription [Λ] ΑΥΡΗ ΚοΜοΔοϹ [Κ]
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗ[Τ?] [ΝΕΩ]ΚΟ ΝΕΙΚΟΜΗ([Δ?])
Reverse design eagle standing, facing, head, right, spreading wings, fighting serpent erect before it; in exergue, galley, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 134, BMC 37, Cop 565
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 37
2 2     Cop: 565, perhaps with additional reverse legend variation