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Commodus RIC 494
Sestertius, 29mm, 22.75g.

Obverse: M COMMODVS ANT P - FELIX AVG BRIT, laureate head R.

Reverse: AVCTOR PIETAT PM TRP XII IMP VIII COS V PP, Pietas standing L sacrificing over altar and holding box, SC in fields.

RIC 494, AD186-7, Rare.

Weakly struck but a nice portrait for all that.
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Filename:Commodus AVCTOR PIETAT RIC 494.jpg
Album name:Robert_Brenchley / Adoptive Emperors
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Keywords:Commodus Pietas
File Size:44 KB
Date added:Jul 08, 2004
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IhsantheCursed  [Mar 31, 2008 at 12:29 PM]
I like the simple clarity of the reverse. Clear "SC". Far nicer than myown Commodus piece.
Steve E  [Apr 10, 2012 at 09:32 PM]
Yes, nicer than mine as well! Congrats!