Denarius with head of Commodus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 192


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.64 gm.

Accession Number

12.546

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Commodus, laureate, right.
LAELAVRELCO MMAVGPFEL
Reverse: Victory, winged, draped, advancing left, holding wreath raised in right hand and palm in left.
PMTRPXV IIIMPVIII COSVIIPP

Provenance

By 1912: Joseph H. Clark Collection; gift of Joseph H. Clark to MFA, June 6, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark