About this object

Silver denarius of Commodus.
Obverse: Laureate bust of Commodus facing right, legend around 'M COMM ANT P PEL AVG BRIT'.
Reverse: Jupiter standing to left, holding sceptre and thunderbolt. Legend 'IOV IVVEN P M TR P XIIII COS V P P'.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 384, number 173.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 188-189 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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