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ID number:  BIRBI-R1288
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Commodus; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  181-182
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  9.94
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 552. W. S. Lincoln, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Commodus, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Minerva, helmeted, draped and standing facing l., holding branch in r. and resting l. on upright shield; spear rests against l. arm.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M.ΛNTONINVS. GOMMODVS ΛVG (Marcus Antoninus Commodus Augustus). Reverse: TR P VII IMP IɪII GOS III P P S C (Tribune for the Seventh Time, Imperator for the Fourth Time, Consul for the Third Time, Father of the Fatherland, S C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 338a.

3 Related People

Commodus
Roman
161
192
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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