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ID number:  BIRBI-R1280
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Commodus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  184-185
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  3.04
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1060. W. S. Lincoln, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Commodus, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Roma, helmeted, draped and standing facing l., holding Victory in extended r. and vertical spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: COMM ANT AVG P BRIT (Commodus Antoninus Augustus Pius Britannicus). Reverse: P M TR P X IMP VII COS IIII P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the Tenth Time, Imperator for the Seventh Time, Consul for the Fourth Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC III 102.

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Commodus
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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