About this object

Silver denarius of Commodus, minted as Caesar under Marcus Aurelius.
Obverse: Bare headed and draped bust of Commodus right, legend 'COMMODO CAES AVG FIL GERM SARM'
Reverse: Spes advancing left. Legend 'SPES PVBLICA'.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 264, number 621-2.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 172 - 176 AD
  • Materials
    Silver Alloy
  • Location
    Item currently on loan
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    3 g
Object view = Archaeology
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