Denarius (Roman mint coinage)
Purchase by the Department of Art History
A denarius made in the time of Commodus, marked "M COMMODVS ANTON AVG PIVS" on obverse. On the reverse, Aequitas (Equity in the form of a goddess) stands holding scales in her right hand and a cornucopia in her left hand, a globe is at her feet. Marked "P M TR P VIIII IMP VI COS IIII PP" on the reverse.
All proper markings, checked by the American Numismatic Society