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Aureus with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Bust of Commodus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. MCOMMANT PFELAVGBRIT Reverse: Hilaritas stands with head to left, long palm in left hand, short branch in right. HILARAVGPMTRPXII.IMPVIIICOSVP.P

Provenance

By 1970: with Bank Leu AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu AG, January 10, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 186–187

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.27 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1973.6

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins