Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Commodus

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Commodus

Code: 11703

£85.00 Approx $107.32, €99.3

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Emperor Commodus, minted in Rome between 181 AD 

Obverse: M ANTONINVS COMMODVS AVG, "Marcus Antoninus Commodus, emperor (Augustus)" laureate head right.

Reverse: TR P VI IMP IIII COS III P P,"Holder of tribunician power for the sixth time, supreme commander (Imperator) for the fourth time, consul for the third time, father of the nation." Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae




DATE: 177 - 192 AD (This coin was minted at Rome in 181 AD)

SIZE: 19mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.04 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RSC 810, RIC III 13, BMC IV 57. Sear 5717 var;  RSC 809;  RIC 713B

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Bristol, United Kingdom