Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 180–192


Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.58 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

67.336

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor on horseback right, spear poised above lion standing left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III