Denarius - Commodus PRINC IVVENT

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 172-175
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.9 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 263281
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC III# 603,
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 2003. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 3. Antoninus Pius – Commodus (AD 138–192) (1930 reprinted edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.3.m_aur.603
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Commodus, bare-headed, right.

Script: Latin

Lettering: COMMODO CAES AVG FIL GERM

Translation:
Commodo Caesar, Augusti Filius, Germanicus.
Of Commodus, Caesar, son of the emperor (Augustus), conqueror of the Germans.

Reverse

Commodus, standing left, holding branch in right hand and sceptre in left hand; on right, trophy with arms at base.

Script: Latin

Lettering: PRINC IVVENT

Translation:
Principes Juventutis.
Prince of the youth.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Example of this type:
Trustees of the British Museum

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (172-175) 

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