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brm_753315 - COMMODUS Denier

90.00 €(Approx. 98.10$ | 74.70£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 189-190
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 750 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 2,48 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale, centré. Joli portrait de Commode. Usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT P P.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Commode à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Marcus Commodus Antoninus Pius Felix Augustus Britannicus Pater Patriae”, (Marc Commode Antonin pieux heureux auguste britannique père de la patrie).


Reverse legend : P M TR P XV IMP - VIII COS VI .
Reverse description : Commode, vêtu de la toge assis à gauche sur une chaise curule, tenant une branche de la main droite et un sceptre de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate quintum decimum Imperator octavum Consul sextum ”, (Grand Pontife détenteur de la quinzième Puissance Tribunitienne acclamé Empereur huit fois Consul pour la sixième fois).

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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