As Commodus - Apollo of the Mint
COMMODUS. Æ As. Rome, 190 AD.
Obv. M COMM ANT P FELIX AVG BRIT PP Laureated head right
Rev. APOL MONETAE PM TR P XV IMP VIII COS VI SC Apollo standing right, leaning on column.
Cohen 26 (6 F)
The mint of Rome was under the patronage of Apollo, Hercules, Fortuna and Victory and it may reasonably be assumed that each deity had a statue within the building.
Provenance : Cayon auction 5 June 2009, lot 1259