Pertinax, 193. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.25 g, 6 h), Rome. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG Laureate head of Pertinax to right. Rev. OPI DIVIN•TR P COS II Ops seated left, holding two grain ears in her right hand. BMC 19. Cohen 33. RIC 8a. A nicely toned example with an excellent portrait. Very fine.
From the collection of Dipl.-Ing. Adrian Lang, ex Numismatica Ars Classica Spring Sale, 25 May 2020, 1103 Sotheby’s, 27 October 1993, 1615, Numismatica Ars Classica 6, 11 March 1993, 459 and Numismatic Fine Arts, 14 December 1989, 1146.
This coin was struck from the same obverse die as lot 4349 above.