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E-auction 392-304987 - COMMODUS Sesterce

COMMODUS Sesterce VG
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Estimate : 45 €
Price : 28 €
Maximum bid : 30 €
End of the sale : 19 October 2020 14:35:30
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Sesterce
Date: 185
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 30 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 14,80 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan mince, court sur les légendes à l’usure très importante, identifiable. Patine verte

Obverse


Obverse legend : [M COMMODVS ANT-ON AVG PIVS BRIT].
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Commode à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Marcus Commodus Antoninus Augustus Pius Britannicus”, (Marc Commode Antonin auguste pieux britannique).

Reverse


Reverse legend : [P M TR P X IMP VII - COS IIII P P/ S|C// VICT BRIT].
Reverse description : Victoria (la Victoire) drapée assise à droite sur des boucliers, tenant une palme de la main droite et un bouclier de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate decimum Imperator septimum Consul quartum Pater Patriæ// Victoriae Britannica”, (Grand pontife revêtu de la dixième puissance tribunitienne et de la septième acclamation impériale consul pour la quatrième fois// La Victoire britannique).

Commentary


Poids très léger. Rubans de type 2. Revers rare et recherché.

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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