Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Pertinax

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

AD 193 (1 January to 28 March)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

Obverse: Bust of emperor Pertinax, laureate, right
Reverse: Equity stands to left holding balance and Cornucopia

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Pertinax

Origin

Rome

Date

193 AD

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

OB: IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG REV: AEQVIT AVG T R P COS II

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.14 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4880

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