Commodus, sole reign 180 – 192. Aureus 187-188, AV 7.20 g. M COMM ANT P – FEL AVG BRIT Laureate and draped bust r. Rev. P M TR P XIII IMP VIII COS V P P Salus seated l., feeding snake coiled round altar; in exergue, SAL AVG. C –. BMC p. 735 note *. RIC –. Calicó 2322 (this reverse die).
Estimate: 18'000 CHF
Starting price: 14'400 CHF
Price realized: 14'000 CHF
Extremely rare. A very interesting reverse composition, an absolutely insignificant mark on
obverse field and edge and reverse from a slightly rusty die, otherwise extremely fine
Sold by Triton, New York, auction XIII, 5-6 January 2010, lot 323.