Aureus with bust of Commodus

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 189


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1972.355

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Commodus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.
MCOMMANTP FELAVGBRITPP
Reverse: Concordia stands, head to left, phiale in right hand, scepter in left.
CONCORDIAE CO MMODIAVG

Provenance

By 1972: with Bank Leu & Co., A.G., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co., A.G., May 10, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour