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: Commodus in toga, reclining on a curule chair whilst holding branch and sceptre. Legend 'P M TR P XV IMP VIII COS VI'.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 389, number 212.

Object specifics

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