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ID number:  BIRBI-R1290
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Commodus; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  183-184
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.35
Weight (g):  29.24
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1043. W. S. Lincoln, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Commodus, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped and standing facing r., holding corn-ears in r. and a basket of fruits in l. arm

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M COMMODVS AN-TONINVS AVG PIVS (Marcus Commodus Antoninus Pius Augustus). Reverse: TR P.VIIII.IMP VI CO-C IIII P.P S C (Tribune for the Ninth Time, Imperator for the Sixth Time, Consul for the Fourth Time, Father of the Fatherland, S C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 413a.

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Commodus
Roman
161
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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