Sestertius with head of Commodus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 184


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 22.7 gm.

Accession Number

13.708

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Commodus, laureate, right.
MCOMMODVSANT [ON]AVGPIVSBRIT
Reverse: Victory, winged, naked to waist, seated right on shields and arms, with stylus in right hand preparing to inscribe oval shield set on left knee.
[PMTRPVIIIII]MPVII[CO]SIIIIPP In ex.: [VI]CTBR[IT]
S C left and right, low in field

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum