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E-auction 315-232838 - COMMODUS As

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Estimate : 115 €
Price : 21 €
Maximum bid : 21 €
End of the sale : 29 April 2019 14:12:30
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : As
Date: 192
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 24 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 8,59 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré, troué à 12h et à 6h. Usure importante mais monnaie parfaitement lisible et identifiable. Patine marron


Obverse legend : L AEL AVREL CO-MM AVG 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 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 : “Herculi Romano Augusto”, (À l'Hercule romain auguste).


Poids léger. Trous à 12h et à 6h.

Historical background


(166-31/12/192) Lucius Aurelius Commodus

August (17/03/180-31/12/192)

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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