Sestertius with bust of Commodus
Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 24.98 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate bust of Commodus to right.
Reverse: Emperor in quadriga right, holding reins and eagle-topped scepter. Victory on side of car.
PMTRPXIIMP VII in ex.: COSVPP/SC
Said to be Mackerell Collection (auction, May 1906, lot 219); by date unknown: H. P. Hall Collection; by 1950: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London W. 1 (auction of the H. P. Hall collection, part II, November 16-17, 20-21, 1950, lot 1620); late 1950: probably purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III