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    Pertinax Junior Portrait

    EGYPT. Alexandria. Pertinax Junior, as Caesar (AD 193). AE hemidrachm (28mm, 10.44 gm, 12h). NGC Fine 4/5 - 2/5. smoothing. Dated Regnal Year 1 (AD 193). KAICAP-ΠΕΡΤΙΝΑΞ, bare headed, draped bust of Pertinax Junior right, seen from front / Nike seated left on cuirass, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left over over shoulder; L A (date) before. Dattari 3981 (this coin). Emmett 2656. Extremely Rare - possibly the only known example.

    From the Morris Collection. Ex Dattari Collection.

    The Alexandrian issues for Pertinax Junior and his mother Titiana are the only known coinage for the wife and son of Pertinax Senior. A rare opportunity to own this elusive portrait coin of which only perhaps a dozen examples are known.


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    January, 2019
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