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Mandatory Fields
Woods, D.
2019
December
Numismatic Chronicle
Commodus and Fortuna Manens
Published
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Optional Fields
Commodus, Horse, Accident, Fortune, Rome.
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It is argued that, when the emperor Commodus struck coins with reverse legend celebrating Fortuna under the epithet Manens surrounding a unique depiction of her seated and holding a horse by the bridle, he may have done so in order to celebrate his lucky escape from a potentially fatal accident involving a horse.
London, UK
0078-2696
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