Denarius - Commodus TR P VII IMP V COS III P P; Mars

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Commodus (177-192)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 182
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.1 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 265212
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC III# 42,
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.com.42
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Commodus, laureate, right.

Lettering: M COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG

Translation:
Marcus Commodus Antoninus Augustus.
Marcus Commodus Antoninus, emperor (Augustus).

Reverse

Mars, helmeted, advancing right, holding spear in right hand and trophy sloped over left shoulder in left hand.

Lettering: TR P VII IMP V COS III P P

Translation:
Tribunicia Potestate Septima, Imperator Quintum, Consul Tertium, Pater Patriae.
Holder of tribunician power for the seventh time, supreme commander (Imperator) for the fifth time, consul for the third time, father of the nation.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Mass varies: 2.59–3.551 g;

Example of this type:
Museu de Prehistòria de València

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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