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bpv_402513 - COMMODUS Didrachme

COMMODUS Didrachme XF/VF
280.00 €(Approx. 338.80$ | 243.60£)
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Type : Didrachme
Date: 181-182
Mint name / Town : Césarée, Cappadoce
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 500 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,33 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale bien centré. Belle tête de Commode. Frappe molle au revers. Belle patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés
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Obverse


Obverse description : Tête laurée de Commode à droite.
Obverse legend : AUT M AUR KOMO ANTWNINOS SE, (Autokrator Markos Aurhlios Komodos Antwninos).
Obverse translation : (Lempereur Marc Aurèle Commode Antonin).

Reverse


Reverse description : Massue posée verticalement entre un croissant et une étoile.
Reverse legend : [UPATOS - G.] - PAT PAT, (Upatos D Patri Patridos).
Reverse translation : (Consul pour la quatrième fois père de la patrie.

Commentary


Rubans de type 3. Type rare.

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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