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ID:     24150
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BITHYNIA
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Commodus
Date Ruled:     AD 177 - 192
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 18
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     16.9 mm
Weight:     2.483 g
Obverse Legend:     A Κ Μ Α ΚΟ ΑΝΤΩΝΙ
Obverse Description:     Bare head right
Reverse Legend:     ΙEΡΟC ΑΓΩΝ ΝΙΚΑΙEΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Nude athlete standing half-left, looking right, crowning himself and holding wand or palm
Primary Reference:     Rec Gen 318
Reference2:     RPC temp 7975
Reference3:     BMC 52
Reference4:     SNG Cop -, SNG Von Auclock -
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=22709