RPC IV.1, 5982 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5982 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Commodus (youthful) with traces of aegis, right; on aegis, Medusa head
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design to left, emperor standing, right, wearing toga, holding patera over thin round altar; to right, statue of Zeus seated, left, holding patera and long sceptre, resting feet on base
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 236
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: (Löbb)
2 2     ✸ P: 918 Rec 236, pl. LXXIII.8