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E-auction 410-322265 - brm_645269 - COMMODUS Sesterce

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Estimate : 50 €
Price : 17 €
Maximum bid : 20 €
End of the sale : 22 February 2021 14:32:30
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Sesterce
Date: 184
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 29 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 22,05 g.
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan à l’usure très importante, identifiable
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : [M] COMMODVS AN-TONINVS [AVG PIVS].
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Commode à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Marcus Commodus Antoninus Augustus Pius”, (Marc Commode Antonin Auguste pieux).


Reverse legend : [TR P VIIII IMP VI COS IIII P P]/ S|C.
Reverse description : Pax (la Paix) drapée debout à gauche, tenant une branche de la main droite tendue et une corne d’abondance de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Tribunicia Potestate octavum Imperator sextum Consul quartum Pater Patriæ”, (Revêtu de la huitième puissance tribunitienne et de la sixième acclamation impériale consul pour la quatrième fois père de la patrie).


Poids 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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