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bpv_637095 - COMMODUS As

COMMODUS As XF
150.00 €(Approx. 178.50$ | 129.00£)
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Type : As
Date: c. 180-192
Mint name / Town : Berytus, Phénicie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 24 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 7,92 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan irrégulier court sur la légende de droit à l’usure importante, lisible et identifiable. Patine marron foncé
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Obverse


Obverse legend : [IMP COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG].
Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Commode Auguste à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*2).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Commodus Antoninus Augustus Pater Patriæ”, (L’empereur Comme Antonin auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : [SEC] - SAEC/ [C]OL|BER EN DEUX LIGNES.
Reverse description : Poséidon nu debout à gauche, le pied posé sr un rocher, tenant un dauphin de la main droite et un trident de la main gauche.

Commentary


Rubans de type 3. Ptéryges fines sous le paludamentum.

Historical background


CHEST

(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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