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Sestertius with head of Commodus

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Obverse: Head of Commodus, laureate, right. MCOMMODVSANT [ON]AVGPIVSBRIT Reverse: Victory, winged, naked to waist, seated right on shields and arms, with stylus in right hand preparing to inscribe oval shield set on left knee. [PMTRPVIIIII]MPVII[CO]SIIIIPP In ex.: [VI]CTBR[IT] S C ...

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Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 184

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 22.7 gm.

Accession Number

13.708

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins