Coin of Nicaea with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 177–192


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.15 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1984.275

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Commodus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athlete crowning himself, palm branch in left hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Jonathan H. Kagan Collection; gift of Jonathan H. Kagan to MFA, June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan