FASAM-F3CE2C: Roman Coin: Denarius of Commodus obv

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Unique ID: FASAM-F3CE2C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver denarius of Commodus (AD 177-92), dating to AD 184-5 (Reece Period 9), SAEC FEL P M TR P X IMP VII COS IIII P P, Victory standing right, foot on helmet, setting shield, inscribed [VO DE], on palm. BMC IV, p. 719, no. 166; RIC III, p. 378, no. 113var.

The obverse legend M COMM ANT AVG P BRIT FEL is not recorded for this reverse type in RIC (published in 1930). However, such a coin is in the British Museum Catalogue (Published 1940) because the British Museum acquired an example from the L. A. Lawrence collection in 1937.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 184
Date to: Exactly AD 185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 16.2 mm
Thickness: 2.57 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 19.08 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: M COMM ANT AVG P BRIT FEL

Reverse description: Victory standing right, foot on helmet, setting shield, inscribed [VO DE], on palm.
Reverse inscription: SAEC FEL P M TR P X IMP VII COS IIII P P

Status: Regular

Coin references

  • BMC : IV p. 719, no. 166
  • RIC : III p. 378, no. 113var.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
To be known as: Harborough

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Updated: 8 months ago

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