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Sestertius with head of Commodus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Commodus to right. MCOMMODVSA[NT] PFELIXAVGBRIT Reverse: Fortuna Felix, draped, stands left, right foot on prow, holding caduceus and cornucopia. FORTFE[LIPMTRPXIIII] IMPVIIICOSVPP In field: S C

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 188–189

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 18.57 gm.

Accession Number

32.939

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins