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ID:     33953
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Bithynia
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Commodus
Date Ruled:     AD 177-192
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 28
Date Struck:     AD 177-192
Diameter:     28 mm
Weight:     11.51 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     A K M AYP KO ANTΩNEINOC
Obverse Description:     Radiate head right
Reverse Legend:     NI/KAIE/ΩN / ΔIONYΣOY/ΠHΓH
Reverse Description:     Dionysus seated in quadriga drawn by elephants left, holding cantharus and long filleted thyrus, wagon decorated with star and two dots
Primary Reference:     RPC Temp 10027
Reference2:     Rec Gen 269 var
Reference3:     SNG Von Aulock -
Reference4:     SNG Cop -, BMC -
Photograph Credit:     Kurt Ellenberger
Grade:     aVF/good