, Wife of , Augusta 63 - 65 A.D., Perinthus,
was renowned for her beauty and voluptuous extravagance. divorced his first wife to marry her in 62 A.D. Three years later, in a fit of anger, kicked her in the abdomen. Pregnant, she died from her injuries.
Perinthos, later called and Marmara Eregli today, is 90 km of Istanbul near a small pointed headland on the of the Marmara Sea. Perinthus was the capital of Roman .RP83451. Bronze AE 26, Perinthos 259 - 271; 1756; 27 (R4); p. 149, 15; 4424; 6070, gF, green , light scratches and marks, some , 9.709 g, maximum 26.0 mm, 320o, Perinthos (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, 63 - 65 A.D.; ΠOΠΠAIA ΣEBAΣTH, draped right, wearing ; headdress of , Π - E across , over a stalk of grain on each side flanking base of crown, all within olive ; ex Pecunem auction 30, lot 290; $225.00 (€200.25)
, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., Perinthus,
In 46 A.D., after the death of the Thracian Rhoemetalces III and after an unsuccessful anti-Roman revolt, the Thracian Kingdom was annexed by as the Roman province of . Perinthus was made the capital of Roman . All the Latin coins of Perinthus are . BMC does not list Perinthus mint, but identifies this as "barbarous." RIC notes the existence of Balkan , , and but does not catalog them.RB90366. Copper as, S-1760a, F, corrosion, light scratches, 8.452 g, maximum 27.7 mm, 315o, Perinthos (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, 63 - 9 Jun 68 A.D.; CLAVDIVS AVG, laureate right; Neptune standing half left, in right, long vertical trident in left, flanking across ; very ; $40.01 (€35.61)
Perinthos, , c. 40 - 70 A.D.
GB68075. Bronze AE 23,
Perinthos 88, 1766, -, -, -, VF, 6.352 g, maximum 22.7 mm, 270o, Perinthos (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, c. 40 - 70 A.D.; of Neptune right, trident before; ΠEPIN/ΘIΩN, right; ; SOLD
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