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ID:     157072
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     AEOLIS
City:     Elaea
Issuer:     Commodus
Date Ruled:     AD 177-192
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 17
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 177-192
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     2.98 7h g
Die Axis:     2.98 gm 7 h
Obverse Legend:     AΥ KAI KOMOΔOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     EΛΑIT-ΩN
Reverse Description:     Draped bust of Demeter (Crispina) right, holding poppy and grain ears
Primary Reference:     BMC Aeolis 47
Reference2:     SNG MÜnchen 431
Reference3:     SNG Cop 199
Reference4:     SNG VA 1614
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, dark brown patina
Notes:     Attractive and finely struck.