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Accession_Number TEMP.2007.3.71
adlib_title coin
Shape Coin
Shape_description Sestertius
Material Bronze
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Obverse: Head of Commodus with laurel as sole emperorReverse: Liberty with HLDE cap
Inscriptions Obverse: COMMODUSReverse: LIBERTAS.AUG.S.C
Condition reverse is green fairly worn; smooth on obverse; slightly chipped around edge
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Roman
Date 177-192 AD
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2008.02.0049.jpg
2008.02.0049.jpg
Reverse
2008.02.0051.jpg
2008.02.0051.jpg
Obverse
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 0.4cm
Diameters 3cm
Handle_height
Other_dims. Weight:21.94gAxisClock:6
Location 10.1.3
Edited_by Amy Stevens and Arif Shaon; Jayne Holly
Date_edited 27-03-07; 02.05.2018
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