Roman Empire - AR Denarius, Pertinax (AD 193). Alexandrie - Ops - Silver

Description
Roman Empire - AR Denarius, Pertinax (AD 193). Alexandrie - Ops - Silver
Very fine

Ops or Opis (abundance) was the earth goddess and fertility goddess in Roman mythology of Sabban origin.

Denomination:
AR Denarius
Condition:
Very Fine-
Size:
18 mm
Weight:
2.51 g
Period:
193 CE
Mint:
Alexandria
Exergue:
-.-
Obverse:
IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG laurelled bust to the right. Emperor Caesar Publius Helvius Pertinax Augustus.
Reverse side:
OPI DIVIN TR P COS II Ops sitting to the left, two in his hand. Godly Opis chosen for the second time as tribute.
Reference:
RIC 8a (Rome and this is Alexandria)

Pertinax was a grammar teacher at first, after which he made a career in the army. After the murder of Commodus, he was elected Emperor by the Senate. He only reigned for 86 days.

Lot details
Metal
Silver
Denomination
AR Denarius,
Year/Period and Variation
Pertinax (AD 193). Alexandrie - Ops
Condition
Very fine
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