Commodus

2,750.00

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Description

Rome, 181 AD, Æ sestertius, 22.66 gr.
Obv: M COMMODUS ANTONINUS AUG; laureate, draped bust of Commodus to the right.

Rev: ANN AUG TR P VI IMP IIII COS III P P; Annona standing to the left, holding cornucopia in left hand and in right grain ears over modius; in fields: SC.

Ref: BMC 45; RIC 307a.

An unusual portrait, brown tone. Nearly extremely fine.

Ex Signorelli collection. Ex Glendining & Seaby 1 (1927), lot 254;ex Auctiones 17 (1988), lot 647.