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189 NGC VF Commodus Alexandria Roman Egypt Tetradrachm Helios Sun God Head (21092004C)

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  • Very Fine Roman Egypt billon tetradrachm coin.
  • Struck for Emperor Commodus, son of Marcus Aurelius. 
  • Minted in the Emperor's 30th Alexandrian year = 189/190 CE.
  • Emmett: 2543/30.
  • Certified by NGC to VF.
  • Obverse: laureate head of emperor facing right.
  • Reverse: Head of Helios facing right wearing radiate spiked crown, surrounded by date letters L Lambda = 30.
  • This was the only year that Commodus issue the Helios head reverse type.
  • Helios was the Greek Sun God.