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Medallion with busts of Commodus and Roma

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Obverse: Conjoined radiate bust of Commodus and helmeted bust of Roma right. Below Roma, pelta. LAELIVSAVRELIVSCOMMO DVSAVGPIVSFELIX Reverse: Emperor standing at right sacrificing with patera over flaming tripod. In center, Felicitas (?) holding cornucopia and staff. At left, attendant...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Murray Maultasch Collection; gift of Murray Maultasch to MFA, December 9, 1981

Credit Line

Gift of Murray Maultasch

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 192

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 40.5 mm. Weight: 66.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1981.503

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions