Bronze replica of a Commodus sestertius
This replica of high quality of a Commodus sestertius is casted out of massive brass and a really unique piece! The front of this 5,5 mm thick and 3 cm wide coin shows the profile of emperor Commodus, while the back shows a battle ship, the so called Quinquereme (five rower).
The coin impresses with its valuable and shining appearance. The original coin originally comes from the 2nd century of the ancient Rome.
- every piece unique
- massive brass casting
- front: profile of emperor Commodus with wreath and writing (MCOMMODUSANT - PEELTCAUGERIT)
- back: militray/ battle ship Quinquereme (five rower)
- including box
Emperor Commodus? Bringer of peace or megalomaniacal tyrant?
Commodus was Roman emperor from 180 to 192 AD. He was born as the son of the philosopher and emperor Marcus Aurelius. In the Roman writing of history Commodus was pictured as megalomaniacal tyrant. While his own time he was loved and hated at the same time. He decided numerous executions, his people loved him though. He ended the war at the Danube with peace agreement, apart form that he nearly to didn't intervene in any occasions of foreign policy.
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Our replicas copied form their corresponding original convince with their quality. Denarius or sestertius - every coin is a unique piece! For collectors wanting to complete their collection or teachers wanting to make their lessons more vivd - everyone will find something here!
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