Commodus as sole Emperor, AD 180 to 192. Silver denarius.

Ancient Coins - Commodus as sole Emperor, AD 180 to 192. Silver denarius.
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Denomination : Silver denarius. Mint : Rome.

Date : issue of AD 191

Reference : Sear-5637, RIC-249

Size : 16.6 x 17.5 mm.  Weight : 3.42 grams.

Grade : VF but just slightly rough.

Obverse : Head of Commodus right, with L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL around.

Reverse : Jupiter standing left, holding a sceptre and thunderbolt, placing his hand on Commodus' shoulder, with I O M SPONSOR SEC AVG round.

This is a rather odd reverse inscription, but I have no yet worked out exactly what it means.  This is also a fairly scarce reverse.

Price SKU: vcoin3504
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Rates for: 06/22/18

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