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Sestertius: CM.1-2000

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Object information

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Maker(s)

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

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Categories

Notes

History note: Bt. B. Frank 1999.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 29 mm
Image(width): 29 mm
Weight: 22.41 g

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2000-01-24) by Buttrey, T. V., Prof.

Dating

180 - 192

Note

Unpublished. The reverse type was previously known on coins of AD 191 and later.

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Struck (metalworking)

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1-2000
Primary reference Number: 85934
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 23 March 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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