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Diobol: CM.MC.4141-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Commodus (180-92)
Mint: Coela



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1906-11-22) by McClean, J. R.


180 - 192

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 16 mm Weight 1.68 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bearded portrait of the Emperor, right, laureate; inscription around from left; border of dots.

  • Text: AV COM MODO
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Youthful figure of the Genius of the city standing left, lower part of body draed; on extended right hand statuette of Tyche; in left hand, sceptre; plain exergue line; border of dots.

  • Text: AEL MV N I[C] IP
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.4141-R
Primary reference Number: 231443
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 September 2019 Updated: Monday 9 September 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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