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v26_0307 - COMMODUS As, (MB, Æ 23)

COMMODUS As, (MB, Æ 23) VF
MONNAIES 26 (2006)
Starting price : 0.00 €
Estimate : 200.00 €
unsold lot
Type : As, (MB, Æ 23)
Date: 8-12/192
Date: 192
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 27 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 11,83 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 1re
Emission: 66e
Coments on the condition:
Flan très large et irrégulier. Métal légèrement pincé à 6 heures. Frappe faible au revers. Patine marron
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de MONNAIES V, 12 décembre 1998, n° 263

Obverse


Obverse legend : [L AEL A]VREL C-OMM A[VG P FEL].
Obverse description : Tête de Commode à droite, coiffée de la léonté sous les traits d'Hercule barbu (G*2).
Obverse translation : “Lucius Ælius Aurelius Commodus Augustus Pius Felix”, (Lucius Aélius Aurèle Commode auguste, pieux et heureux).

Reverse


Reverse legend : HER-CVL// RO-MAN// AV-GV// S-C EN QUATRE LIGNES.
Reverse description : Massue coupant la légende ; le tout dans une couronne d'olivier.
Reverse translation : “Herculo Romano Augusto”, (À l'Hercule romain auguste).

Commentary


Portrait inhabituel de Commode.

Historical background


CHEST

(166-31/12/192)

August

Convenient succeeded his father Marcus Aurelius died in Vienna on March 17 180. He hastens to conclude a truce with the Germanic tribes then abandoned public life. The Empire was ruled successively by the prefects of the Praetorium, Perennis 182-185, Cleander 185 to 190, which are both murdered. Paetus, the latter will kill the Emperor to not kill himself. Convenient dies suffocated in the night of 31 December 192.

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