Aureus with bust of Pertinax

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 193


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1971.137

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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