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brm_644176 - COMMODUS Sesterce

COMMODUS Sesterce XF/VF
150.00 €(Approx. 169.50$ | 127.50£)
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Type : Sesterce
Date: 190-191
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 25,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 19,90 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie sur un flan centré, éclaté à 11H. Joli portrait de Commode. Agréable patine verte
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : M COMMODVS ANT P FEL-IX 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 : CONC COMMODI P M TR P XVI COS VI/ S|C.
Reverse description : Concordia (la Concorde) debout à gauche, tenant un sceptre de la main gauche et une patère de la main droite.
Reverse translation : “Concordia Commodi Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate sextum decimum Consul sextum”, (La Concorde de Commode, grand pontife, revêtu de la seizième puissance tribunicienne, consul pour la sixième fois).

Commentary


Poids léger.

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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