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brm_664117 - COMMODUS Sesterce

COMMODUS Sesterce XF/VF
220.00 €(Approx. 255.20$ | 187.00£)
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Type : Sesterce
Date: janvier - septembre
Date: 185
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 17,90 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée présentant un joli portrait de Commode. Revers à l’usure régulière. Patine verte
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : M COMMODVS AN-TON 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 : VOTA SVSCEP DECEN P M TR P VIIII IMP - VII/ S|C// COS IIII P P.
Reverse description : Commode, voilé et vêtu de la toge, debout à gauche, sacrifiant au-dessus d’un trépied allumé.
Reverse translation : “Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate nonum Imperator septimum Consul quartum Pater Patriæ”, (Grand pontife revêtu de la neuvième puissance tribunitienne et de la septième 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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