About this object

Silver denarius of Commodus.
Obverse: Laureate head of Commodus facing right. Legend around 'M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT P P'.
Reverse: Genius with bare torso, holding cornucopiae and offering sacrifice. 'GEN AVG FELIC COS VI'
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 391, number 227.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 190 - 191 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.7 g
Object view = Archaeology
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