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brm_567374 - COMMODUS Denier

COMMODUS Denier AU/XF
180.00 €(Approx. 217.80$ | 158.40£)
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Type : Denier
Date: mai - septembre
Date: 181-182
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 750 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,31 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 6e
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale, épais, bien centré. Beau portrait de Commode. Agréable patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse legend : TR P VII IMP - IIII COS III P P.
Reverse description : Salus (la Santé) drapée debout à gauche, tenant une patère de la main droite et un sceptre long de la main gauche, nourrissant un serpent enroulé autour d’un autel.
Reverse translation : "Tribunicia Potestate septimum Imperator quartum Consul tertium Pater Patriæ", (Revêtu de la septième puissance tribunitienne et de la quatrième acclamation impériale consul pour la troisième fois père de la patrie).

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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