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Coin of Sebaste with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. IMPCAE AVCCOMM Reverse: Demeter / Io-Isis, with ears of grain in left hand and long torch in right. Greek inscription on reverse.


By 2000: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 316, 444 North Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877 (said to be acquired "in the trade"); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., March 21, 2001

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 177–192


Sebaste, Samaria (Syria Palestina)


Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 9.90 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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