Commodus as Hercules

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by JayAg47, Sep 27, 2023.

  1. JayAg47

    JayAg47 Well-Known Member


    My recent addition, an AE AS of Commodus as Hercules, probably the final type of coin issued by him before getting strangled to death.

    A budget example nonetheless but has nice minty green patina. 8.22g.

    A meme I made for this coin,
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  3. GinoLR

    GinoLR Well-Known Member

    Il already posted it but I can't resist

    Commodus, AE sestertius, 31-34 mm, 21.50 g., 6 h.
    Obv.: L AELIVS AVRELIVS COMMODVS AVG PIVS FELIX, head of Commodus with short beard wearing lion-skin turned left.
    rev.: HER-CVLI / ROM-ANO / AVG-VST divided by upright club, all in laurel-wreath.
    Provenance: Claude Silberstein, Paris, c. 1977
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