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ID:     157069
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     THRACE
City:     Philippopolis
Issuer:     Commodus
Date Ruled:     AD 177-192
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 20
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 177-192
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     4.72 7h g
Die Axis:     4.72 gm 7 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT KAI Λ AVPH KOMOΔOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind, slight drapery on left shoulder
Reverse Legend:     ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟ−ΠΟΛΕΤΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Hermes standing facing, head left, holding purse and caduceus
Primary Reference:     cf. Mouchmov 5226
Reference2:     BMC Thrace -
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Reference4:     Varbanov 1043
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, glossy emerald green patina.