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bpv_584575 - COMMODUS Tetrassaria

COMMODUS Tetrassaria XF
150.00 €(Approx. 178.50$ | 130.50£)
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Type : Tetrassaria
Date: 10
Date: c. 188-192
Mint name / Town : Césarée, Cappadoce
Metal : copper
Diameter : 29 mm
Weight : 12,66 g.
Rarity : R1
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Commode à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*2).
Obverse legend : [M KOMO - ANTwNINO] (MarkosKomodos Antwninos).
Obverse translation : (Marc Commode Antonin).

Reverse


Reverse description : Incus.

Commentary


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3. Ptéryges invisibles sous le paludamentum.Bien que ce type soit incus, il faut rendre ce portrait de Commode à l’atelier de Césarée de Cappadoce, frappé à la fin du règne entre 188 et 192.

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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