BM-EF3608: Commodus

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Unique ID: BM-EF3608

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy sestertius of Commodus dating to the period AD 183 to 185 (Reece period 9). TR P VIII IMP VI COS IIII P P S C reverse type depicting Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and sceptre. Mint of Rome. Unpublished type. cf. BM 1982 3-9-2. F. Kovacstxch 25.25


SF 5248a

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


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 183
Date to: Exactly AD 185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 21.98 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jason Lundock
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]OMMODVS ANTON AV[...]

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left with caduceus and sceptre
Reverse inscription: [...]S C

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Piercebridge

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 5 years ago

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