About this object

Silver denarius of Commodus.
Obverse: Laureate and draped bust of Commodus right. 'L AVREL COMMODVS AVG'
Reverse: Salus enthroned left offering poppy to snake arising from altar. Legend 'TR P III IMP II COS P P'.
Roman Silver Coinage, 762v.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 175 - 192 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.9 g
Object view = Archaeology
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