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brm_453035 - COMMODUS Sesterce

COMMODUS Sesterce XF
225.00 €(Approx. 274.50$ | 200.25£)
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Type : Sesterce
Date: 187
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 31 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 21,88 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan irrégulier court sur la légende. Belle tête de Commode. Frappe un peu molle au revers. Patine vert foncé
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 vainqueur des Bretons).

Reverse


Reverse legend : AVCTOR PIETAT P M TR P XII IMP VIII COS V P P.
Reverse description : Pietas (la Piété) drapée debout à gauche, sacrifiant au-dessus d’un autel allumé, tenant une boîte à encens de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Auctoritas Pietati Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate duodecimum Imperator octavum Consul quintum Pater Patriæ”, (.

Commentary


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3.

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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