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Aureus with bust of Pertinax

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Obverse: Bust of Pertinax, laureate, right. IMPCAESPHELV PERTINAVG Reverse: Laetitia stands left, wreath in lowered right hand, vertical scepter in left. LAETITIATE MPORCOSII

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr., Rome, Italy; April 14, 1971: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 193

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 6.99 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1971.137

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins