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Commodus, Gold Aureus

Item Reference: LM63053

Commodus, Gold Aureus

Commodus (177-192) AV Aureus 7.39gm., Rome 178 AD. Laureate, cuirassed and draped bust right, L AVREL COMMODVS AVG. Rev: Castor, naked except for cloak seen on breast and shoulder, wearing round cap, standing left, in front of horse left, holding it by the bridle in right hand and spear in left, TR P III IMP II COS P P. (RIC III 648 (Aurelius); MIR 18, 420-12/37; Calicó 2337B; BMCRE 774-5 (Aurelius and Commodus); Biaggi 1014).

Good Extremely Fine, well struck with considerable amounts of original lustre.

Ex Bank Leu May 1974; Ex M&M Apr. 1986; Ex Spink Sep. 2007.