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Sestertius: CM.RI.624-R

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Commodus (180-192) (Ruler)
Roman Empire (State)
Rome (Mint)


History note: No provenance.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 29 mm
Image(width): 30 mm
Weight: 25.80 g

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (1908)


183 - 184 184

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Struck (metalworking)

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.RI.624-R
Primary reference Number: 84123
BMC: IV.790.526
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 3 November 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Sestertius" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-01-27 00:25:30

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