Ancient Rome, 177-192 AD, Commodus, AE As, Ch. VF, Strike 4/5, Surface 2/5, Smoothing, NGC


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Obverse:  Hd of Commodus wearing Lion’s Skin.

Reverse:  Club in wreath.

Orientation: 12h

weight: 12.71 gm

Mint: Rome, (192)


This is THE type to collect for Commodus; who considered himself to Be Hercules incarnate.  The portrait of him in the Lion’s skin harkens back to the Alexander the Great issue and was struck at the height of his depravity, just before his assassination on December 31, 192.



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