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E-auction 392-304971 - brm_619505 - COMMODUS Denier

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Estimate : 95 €
Price : 41 €
Maximum bid : 45 €
End of the sale : 19 October 2020 14:27:30
bidders : 13 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 183
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,33 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan irrégulier, un peu court sur les légendes à l’usure importante au revers. Belle tête de Commode juvénile. Frappe molle au revers. Patine grise superficielle
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : M COMMODVS - ANTONINVS AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Commode à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : "Marcus Commodus Antoninus Augustus", (Marc Commode Antonin auguste).


Reverse legend : TR P VIII - IMP - V - COS IIII P P.
Reverse description : Rome debout à gauche tenant une victoire de la main gauche et une lance de la main droite.
Reverse translation : Tribunicia Potestate octavum Imperator quintum Consul quartum Pater Patriæ", (Revêtu de la huitième puissance tribunitienne et de la cinquième acclamation impériale consul pour la quatrième fois père de la patrie).


Poids très léger. Rubans de type 3.

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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