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brm_559871 - COMMODUS Denier

COMMODUS Denier XF
100.00 €(Approx. 111.00$ | 84.00£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 186
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 800 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,30 g.
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré. Joli revers. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : M COMM ANT P - FEL AVG BRIT.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Commode à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Marcus Commodus Antoninus Pius Felix Augustus Britannicus”, (Marc Commode Antonin pieux et heureux auguste vainqueur des Bretons).

Reverse


Reverse legend : LAETITI-A-E - AVG.
Reverse description : Lætitia (la Joie) debout à gauche, tenant des épis de blé de la main droite et un gouvernail de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Lætitiæ Augusti”, (La joie de l’auguste).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3.

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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