RPC IV.1, 5631 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5631 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Dating c. 180–182
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΜοΔοϹ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΔΙϹ ΝΕΩΚοΡΩΝ ΝΙΚοΜΗΔΕΩΝ
Reverse design veiled Demeter standing, facing, head, left, holding two ears of corn and long torch; between two temples with eight columns
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 7, 8
Reference Rec 142, BMC 25
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1342 Rec 142, pl. XCII.19 (rev.)
2 2     L: BMC 25, pl. XXXIV.6 (rev.)
3 3     Private coll.
4 4     ✸ CNG 103, 14 Sept. 2016, lot 568