Dupondius with bust of Commodus, struck under Marcus Aurelius
Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 14.25 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
Reverse: Priestly emblems: knife, sprinkler, jug, lituus, simpulum.
PIETASAVG in exergue: SC
By date unknown: Sir Charles Oman Collection; by 1968: with Christie, Manson & Woods, 8 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1 (Christie's auction of the Oman collection, July 2, 1968, lot 195, partial); purchased on behalf of MFA at Christie's auction by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., September 11, 1968
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour