PESCENNIUS NIGER, A.D. 193-194. AR Denarius, Antioch Mint. NGC Ch EF, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5. RIC-73b var. (obv. legend); RIC-64 var. (same). Obverse: Laureate head right; Reverse: Crescent moon containing seven stars. Another outstanding example from this difficult, brief emperor, featuring an alluring cabinet tone and a rather well centered strike with complete legends. Solid overall metal quality for the issue as well. <strong>VERY RARE</strong> this alluring and charming. Purportedly ex: Peter Lowrick Collection.