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bpv_630347 - COMMODUS Tétradrachme

COMMODUS Tétradrachme XF
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 30
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 150 ‰
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 11,46 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et irrégulier. Belle tête de Commode. Revers inhabituel. Patine gris foncé avec des concrétions vertes
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Obverse description : Tête laurée de Commode à droite (O*).
Obverse legend : M A KOM ANTw - SeB EUSeB, (Markos Aurhlios Kommodos Antwninos Sebastos Eusebios)).
Obverse translation : (Marc Aurèle Commode Antonin auguste pieux).


Reverse legend : L -.
Reverse description : Buste de Nil à droite couronné de roseaux.
Reverse legend : LA.
Reverse translation : (an 31).


Sans argenture superficielle. Un seul ruban visible à l’exrémité bifide. Au droit, l’empereur porte le titre (Eusèbe = le pieux) à partir de l’an 24 soit 183-184.

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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