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    Pertinax, 193 A.D., AR denarius (2.75 g). Laureate head right/ Ops, holding corn-ears, seated left. RIC 8. AVF/F+, small flan crack at 10 o'clock. Rare. Rome fell into civil war following the murder of Commodus when several contenders vied for the vacant throne, and issued coins to support their legitimacy. Pertinax was initially supported by the soldiers in Rome.

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    January, 2003
    10th-11th Friday-Saturday
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