About this object

Silver denarius of Commodus.
Obverse: Laureate head of Commodus facing right. Legend 'M COMM A[NT P FEL AVG B]RIT'.
Reverse: Genius standing left holding patera and corn ears. Legend 'P M TR P X III IMP VIII COS V P P'
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 384, number 167.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 187-88 AD
  • Materials
    Silver Alloy
  • Location
    Item currently on loan
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.9 g
Object view = Archaeology
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