Pescennius Niger Denarius Pietati, 193-194 AD, struck at Antioch mint.

Pescennius Niger Denarius Pietati

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Pescennius Niger Denarius Pietati, 193-194 AD, struck at Antioch mint.

obverse, IMP CAES PESCI NIGER IVST or similar legend with laureate head right.
reverse, PIETATI AVG legend with emperor, veiled and togate, standing left, sacrificing out of patera over a lighted and garlanded altar.

BMC IV 68; Sear 6120; RSC 58; BMCRE 311. Good fine. Rare.

Pescennius Niger Denarius Pietati, 193-194 AD, struck at Antioch mint.

Pescennius Niger Denarius Pietati, 193-194 AD, struck at Antioch mint.

Pescennius Niger was Roman Emperor from 193 to 194 during the Year of the Five Emperors. He claimed the imperial throne in response to the murder of Pertinax and the elevation of Didius Julianus, but was defeated by a rival claimant, Septimius Severus, and killed while attempting to flee from Antioch

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Description

Pescennius Niger Denarius Pietati, 193-194 AD, struck at Antioch mint.

obverse, IMP CAES PESCI NIGER IVST or similar legend with laureate head right.
reverse, PIETATI AVG legend with emperor, veiled and togate, standing left, sacrificing out of patera over a lighted and garlanded altar.

BMC IV 68; Sear 6120; RSC 58; BMCRE 311. Good fine. Rare.
Weight 2.5 grams

Pescennius Niger Denarius Pietati, 193-194 AD, struck at Antioch mint.

Pescennius Niger Denarius Pietati, 193-194 AD, struck at Antioch mint.

Pescennius Niger was Roman Emperor from 193 to 194 during the Year of the Five Emperors. He claimed the imperial throne in response to the murder of Pertinax and the elevation of Didius Julianus, but was defeated by a rival claimant, Septimius Severus, and killed while attempting to flee from Antioch

Take a look at the video to appreciate what the coin will look like in the hand

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Please note that GMCoins is not responsible for the content on any associated website.

Additional information

Metal

Silver

Denomination

Denarius

Weight

2.5 grams