COMMODUS AE sestertius. Rome, 185 AD. Victory seated on rock, holding palm and shield, two shields beside. Scarce. Commemorating 'victories' in Britain circa 184 AD.

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COMMODUS AE sestertius. Rome, 185 AD. M COMMODVS ANTON AVG PIVS BRIT, laureate head right. Reverse - P M TR P X IMP VII COS IIII P P S-C, VICT BRIT in exergue, Victory seated right on rock, holding palm, shield set on left knee; two shields on ground to left. RIC 451. 27mm, 16.7g.

A scarce and popular type commemorating military victories in Britain, in suppressing a large revolt circa 184 AD, when the Antonine Wall was breached during an invasion following the death of Aurelius.
Price SKU: commodus303
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