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E-auction 433-345054 - brm_673376 - COMMODUS Sesterce

COMMODUS Sesterce VF/VG
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Estimate : 50 €
Price : 20 €
Maximum bid : 20 €
End of the sale : 02 August 2021 14:35:00
bidders : 9 bidders
Type : Sesterce
Date: 187
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 28 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 21,22 g.
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée frappée sur un flan carré, avec un joli buste. Patine marron
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse legend : HILARIT AVG P M TR P XII IMP VIII COS V P P/ S|C.
Reverse description : Hilaritas (l’Allégresse) drapée debout à gauche, tenant une palme longue de la main gauche et une branche de la main droite.
Reverse translation : “Hilaritas Augusti Tribunicia Potestate octavum Imperator sextum Consul quartum Pater Patriæ”, (L’Allégresse de l’auguste revêtu de la huitième puissance tribunitienne et de la sixième acclamation impériale consul pour la quatrième 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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