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186 NGC Ch VF Commodus Roman Egypt Alexandria Tetradrachm Zeus Head (18102501C)

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  • Roman Egypt Alexandria billon tetradrachm minted for Emperor Commodus, son of Marcus Aurelius. 
  • Minted in the Emperor's 27th Alexandrian year = 186/7 CE.
  • Emmitt: 2563/27.
  • Certified by  NGC to Ch VF.
  • Obverse: laureate head of emperor.
  • Reverse: Zeus head right.
  • Zeus is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who rules as king of the gods of Mount Olympus. His name is cognate with his Roman equivalent Jupiter. His mythologies and powers are similar, though not identical, to those of Indo-European deities such as Indra, Jupiter, Perkūnas, Perun, Thor, and Odin.