RPC IV.1, 6116 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 6116 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Commodus
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟ ΑΝΤΩ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤ ΝΕΩ ΝΕΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΙΑϹ
Reverse design eagle standing, facing, spreading wings, fighting serpent coiled around it; (in exergue, galley?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 4, 7
Reference Rec 160
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Turin A. Fabretti et al., Regio Museo di Torino, Monete greche (Turin, 1964), no. 23333, under 'Septimius Severus', worn
2 2     ✸ NY: 1953.171.709, obverse worn, under 'Marcus Aurelius', attribution to this type higly tentative
3 3     Private coll.