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Denarius: CM.763-2010

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Commodus (180-192) (Ruler)
Rome (Mint)

Notes

History note: From list Ancients 8, Summer 2010, lot 54.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 17.17 mm
Image(width): 16.54 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2010-10-11) by Morris, Peter

Dating

191 - 192

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 2.95 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head in lion skin facing right

  • Text: L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: club within a wreath

  • Text: HERCVL ROMAN AVGV
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.763-2010
Primary reference Number: 181111
RIC: 395.251
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Friday 7 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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