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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1301
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Pertinax; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  193
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  9.69
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3431. Spink, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Pertinax, wearing a laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Laetitia, draped and standing facing l., holding wreath in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVC (Imperator Caesar Publius Helvius Pertinax Augustus). Reverse: LΛETITIA TEMP-ORVM CƆS II S C (Time of Rejoicing, Consul for the Second Time, S C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 33.

3 Related People

Pertinax
Roman
126
193
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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