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Commodus.jpg
001 - Commodus (177-192 AD), Sestertius -57 viewsObv: M COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG, laurate bust right.
Rev: [TR P VII IM]P IIII COS III [P P], S-C, Jupiter seated left, holding Victory and scepter.
Minted in Rome 181 AD.

BMC 745, Cohen 815 (Thanks to Curtis Clay for the references)
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002 - Nero (54-68 AD), as - RIC 54369 viewsObv: IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR P P P, laureate head left.
Rev: S - C, Victory flying left holding shield inscribed S P Q R.
Minted in Lugdunum c. 66 AD.

The shield held by Victory is the golden shield that was dedicated to Augustus by the Senate and Roman People (S. P. Q. R.) in recognition of his classic, cardinal virtues. By placing the shield and Victory on his coin, Nero was claiming these same virtues were part of his regime. (From: Forum Ancient Coinīs catalog nr 28743, after Roman History from Coins by Michael Grant).
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003 - Domitian (as Caesar under Titus 79-81 AD), Dupondius - RIC 165a52 viewsObv: CAES DIVI AVG VESP F DOMITIAN COS VII, laureated head right.
Rev: CERES AVGVST S - C, Ceres standing left, holding corn-ears and long torch.
Minted in Rome 80-81 AD.
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004 - Lucilla (wife of Lucius Verus 161-169 AD), As - RIC 175841 viewsAdv: LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG F, draped bust right.
Rev: PVDICITIA S - C, Pudicitia standing, facing left.
Minted in Rome 164-166 AD.

References: RIC 1758, Cohen 61, BMC 1184
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005 - Faustina II (146 - winter 175/176, wife of Marcus Aurelius), As - RIC 163943 viewsObv: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right.
Rev: FECVNDITAS, S - C, Fecunditas standing right, holding sceptre and child.
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006 - Nero (54-68 AD), As - RIC 34738 viewsObv: IMP NERO CAESAR AVG GERM, laureate head right.
Rev: PACE P R VBIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT, S - C in fields, temple of Janus with closed doors on right.
Minted in Rome c. 66 AD.

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007 - Gordian III (238-244 AD), Sestertius - RIC 300a113 viewsObv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: LAETITIA AVG N, Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and anchor.
Minted in Rome 241-243 AD.
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