Browsing Roman Imperial Coins of Pertinax


Prefect of Rome under Commodus, elected emperor by the army and Senate after the death of Commodus in AD 192. Assassinated by soldiers in AD 193, after a reign of 87 days.

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RIC 1Pertinax 193 AD. AR Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right/ AEQVIT AVG TR P COS II, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. TextImage
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RIC 1a-varPertinax AR Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / AEQVIT AVG T-P (sic) P COS II, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. TextImage
RIC 1a
sear5 #6038
Pertinax Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / AEQVIT AVG TR P COS II, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. RSC 2. (5 examples)
RIC 3Pertinax AR Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / IANO CO-NSERVAT, Janus standing facing, holding sceptre in right hand. RSC 17.TextImage
RIC 4a
sear5 #6041
Pertinax Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / LAETITIA TEMPOR COS II, Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and sceptre. RSC 20. (5 examples)
RIC 4b-varPertinax Aureus. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, bust right / LAETITIA TEMPOR COS II, Laetitia standing left. TextImage
RIC 5Pertinax Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERIN AVG, laureate head right / LIBERATIS CIVIBVS, Liberalitas standing left holding coin counter and cornucopiae. Cohen 28, BMC S.2. Sear 6042TextImage
RIC 8Pertinax Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / OPI DIVIN TR P COS II, Ops seated left, holding two corn ears, left hand on top of throne. RSC 33. TextImage
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RIC 8a
sear5 #6045
Pertinax AR denarius. Alexandria Mint. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG Laureate head right / OPI DIVIN TR P COS II, Ops seated left, holding two corn ears, left hand on top of throne. RIC 8a, RSC 33a. (6 examples)
RIC 8vPertinax Denarius. Alexandria mint. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / OPI DIVIN TR P COS II, Ops seated left, holding two corn ears, left hand on top of throne. RSC 33a. TextImage
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RIC 10, AureusPertinax AV Aureus. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate draped bust right / PROVID DEOR COS II, female figure standing left, raising both arms towards radiate globe in sky. Calico 2390, Cohen 39. TextImage
RIC 10aPertinax Denarius. Jan 1 - March 28, 193 AD. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / PROVID DEOR COS II, Providentia standing left, raising both hands toward A star. RSC 40. TextImage
MODERN FORGERY
RIC 11
Two identical examples of a modern Bulgarian forgery of the Pertinax Denarius RIC 11. Pertinax AR Denarius. Alexandria Mint. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / PROVID DEOR COS II, Providentia standing left, one hand raised toward star. Forgeries Of RSC 43; RIC 11; Sear 6046. TextImage
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RIC 11a
sear5 #6046
Pertinax Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / PROVID DEOR COS II, Providentia standing left, raising right hand towards star. RSC 43; Sear 6046.TextImage
RIC 11a, AureusPertinax AV Aureus. 1 Jan - 28 Marchi, 193 AD. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / PROVID DEOR COS II, Providentia standing left, raising right hand towards star. Cohen 42. Text
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RIC 10, AureusPertinax AV Aureus. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate draped bust right / PROVID DEOR COS II, female figure standing left, raising both forearms towards radiate globe in sky. Calico 2390, Cohen 41. TextImage
RIC 12
sear5 #6047
Pertinax AR Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / SAECVLO FRVGIFERO, caduceus with six corn ears attached in the form of wings. RSC 54. (3 examples)
RIC 13a, Aureus
sear5 #6035
Pertinax AV Aureus. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / VOT DECEN TR P COS II, emperor sacrificing left, with patera held over tripod altar. RIC 13a, Cohen 55.TextImage
RIC 13a
sear5 #6048
Pertinax Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / VOT DECEN TR P COS II, emperor sacrificing left, with patera held over tripod altar. RSC 56. (6 examples)
RIC 14
sear5 #6049
Pertinax AE Sestertius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTINAX AVG, laureate head right / AEQVIT AVG TR P COS II S-C, Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae. Cohen 5.TextImage
RIC 17
sear5 #6051
Pertinax AE Sestertius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTINAX AVG, laureate head right / LAETITIA TEMPORVM COS II S-C, Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and sceptre. Cohen 21.TextImage
RIC 20Pertinax, AE sestertius. AD 193. 28.21 g. IMP CAES P HELV PERTINAX, laureate head right / OPI DIVIN TR P COS II, SC, Ops seated left, holding corn ears. RIC 20; Cohen 34; BMC 42; Sear 6054 (this coin).TextImage
RIC 24
sear5 #6056
Pertinax AE Sestertius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTINAX AVG, laureate head right / VOT DECEN TR P COS II S-C, Pertinax standing left, holding patera in extended right hand over lighted tripod. Cohen 58.TextImage
RIC 35aPertinax AE As. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right / OPI DIVIN TR P COS II, Ops seated left, holding grain ears. Cohen 35. TextImage
RIC 39Pertinax AE As. Laureate head right / Pertinax standing left, sacrificing out of patera over altar. TextImage
RIC 24A[septimius]
sear5 #6547
Divus Pertinax AR Denarius, Struck under Septimius Severus, 193 AD. DIVVS PERT PIVS PATER, bare head right / CONSECRATIO, eagle standing half-right on globe, head left. RSC 6. (4 examples)
RIC 660C[sept]Divus Pertinax AE Sestertius. Struck under Septimius Severus, 193 AD. DIVVS PERT PIVS PATER, bare-headed and draped bust right / CONSECRATIO, S C in exergue, four-tiered funeral pyre: lowest tier garlanded, middle two tiers arched with statues; uppermost tier draped, flanked by torches, and surmounted by triumphal quadriga. Cohen 12. TextImage
Prusias
RecGen 65
Pertinax, AE30 of Prusas, Bithynia. 193 AD. 14.94 gm. AYT K PELBIOC PERTINAX CEB, Laureate, bearded head right / PROUCAEWN, Hexastyle temple. RecGen 65; BMC 14; SNG Righetti 677. TextImage
Tomis
Moushmov 1869
Pertinax AE Tetrassaria of Tomis, Moesia Inferior. AY K L ELB PERTINAX, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MHTROPONTOU TOMEWC, Pertinax seated on back of ox driven wagon; uncertain female before. AMNG 2732. TextImage
Tomis
Moushmov 1871
Pertinax AE27 of Tomis, Moesia Inferior. AY K L ELB PERTINAX, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / MHTROPONTOU TOMEWC, Cybele seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion reclining left below. TextImage
Tomis
Varbanov 4791
Pertinax, AE26 of Tomis, Thrace. AUT L P ELB PERTINAX, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MHTROP PONTOU TOMEWC, Male figure with raised right hand, in cart drawn left by bull, preceded by female figure advancing left. Value mark D in upper centre. Varbanov 4791 (this coin); AMNG 2732. TextImage

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