RPC IV.1, 5666 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5666 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΟΜοΔοϹ Κ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡοΠο ΝΕΩ ΝΕΙΚοΜΗΔΕΙΑ
Reverse design turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche, right; to right, two corn-ears; below, galley, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rec 127
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: (Fox) Rec 127, pl. XCII.8
2 2     N
3 3     ✸ priv Coll H.I. (ex Numismatik Naumann 137, 4 Feb. 2024, lot 376)