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Commodus

 

Emperor Lutius Aelius Aurelius Commodus (161-192)

 

coin
L(usius) AEL(ius) AVREL(ius) COMM(odus) AVG(ustus) P(ius) FEL(ix)
P(ontifex) M(aximus) TR(ibunicia) P(otestas) XVII IMP(erator) VIII CO(n)S(ul) VII  P(ater) P(atriae)

denarius
192
silver

Rome
17 mm.

Obverse
Bust in wreath right
Legend: Lutius Aelius Aurelius Commodus Augustus Pius Happy
Reverse
Ceres standing left on galley, holds torch and cornucopia
Legend: Great Priest Peoples Tribune 17 times Emperor 8 times Consul 7 times Father of Fatherland

   
coin
L(ucius) AVREL(ius) COMMODVS AVG(ustus) TR(ibunicia) P(otestas) III
 LIBERTAS AVG(ustus) IMP(erator) II CO(n)S(ul) P(ater) P(atriae) / S(enatus) C(consulto)

Sestertius
178
bronze

31 mm.
Rome

Obverse
Bust right  in a wreath
Legend: Lutius Aurelius Commodus Augustus Peoples Tribune 3 times
Reverse
Libertas standing left, holds pileus and scepter
Legend: Libertas of August Emperor 2 times Consul Father of the Fatherland / The command of the Senate

   
coin
M(arcus) COMMOD(us) ANT(oninus) P(ius) FELIX AVG(ustus) BRIT(anicus) P(ater) P(atriae)
PONT(ontifex) FELI(x) P(ontifex) M(aximus) TR(ibunicia) P(otestas) XIIII IMP(erator) VIII CO(n)S(ul) V DES(ignati) VI / S(enatus) C(consulto)

Sestertius
189
bronze

29 mm.
Rome

Obverse
Bust right  in a wreath
Legend: Marcus Commodus Antoninus Pius Happy Augustus Britanicus Father of Fatherland
Reverse
Fortune standing left, holds abacus and cornucopia
Legend: Priest Happy Great Priest People's Tribune 14 times Emperor 8 times Consul 5 times appointed in 6 times / The command of the Senate