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bpv_666801 - COMMODUS Assarion

COMMODUS Assarion XF
150.00 €(Approx. 169.50$ | 127.50£)
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Type : Assarion
Date: c. 191-192
Mint name / Town : Anchialus, Thrace
Metal : copper
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,27 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan parfaitement centré des deux côtés. Belle tête de Commode. Revers inhabituel. Patine vert foncé légèrement granuleuse au revers
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Tête laurée et barbue de Commode à droite.
Obverse legend : AU K. L. AU - KOMODOS, (Autokrator Daisar Lukios Aurhlios Komodos).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Lucius Aurèle Commode.

Reverse


Reverse description : Cybèle assise de face sur un lion galopant à droite.
Reverse legend : [AGC]I-ALE-WN.
Reverse translation : (d’Anchialus).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3. Les auteurs du Roman Provincial Coinage n’ont recensé que quatre exemplaires pour ce type tous en collection publique.

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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