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Denarius with head of Commodus

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Obverse: Head of Commodus, laureate, right. MCOMMA[NTP] FELAVGBRIT Reverse: Felicitas, standing front, head left, holding Victory on extended right hand and long filleted caduceus, vertical, in left. FELAVGPMTRPXI IMP VIICOSVPP

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 186

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.21 gm. (worn)

Accession Number

13.707

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins