About this artwork
The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Pertinax, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels.
On the back the figure of Equity is shown standing, holding a balance in one hand and and a cornucopia in the other.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Pertinax
- Rome (Minted in)
- 193 CE
- Obverse: IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG Reverse: AEQVIT AVG T R P COS II
- Diam.: 1.8 cm (3/4 in.)
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson