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As with head of Commodus

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Obverse: Head of Commodus to right, wearing the lion-skin. L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL Reverse: Club, inverted, the whole in a wreath of laurel. HERCVL ROMAN AVGV S C

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 192

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 9.34 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

00.297

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins