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Denarius with head of Commodus

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Obverse: Head of Commodus, laureate, right. MCOMMODVSAN TONAVGPIVS Reverse: Fides, draped, standing front, head right, holding two ears of grain, downwards, in right hand and plate of fruit raised on left. PMTRPVIIIIIM P VI COSIIIIPP

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 183–184

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.99 gm.

Accession Number

32.1245

Medium or Technique

Silver

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins