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ID:     77000975
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Pacatian
Date Ruled:     AD 248-249
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 248-249
Weight:     4.41 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP TI CL MAR PACATIANVS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, as seen from the back
Reverse Legend:     CONCORDIA NILITVX
Reverse Description:     Concordia seated left, holding patera in extended right hand, cradling two cornucopias in left arm
Mint:     Viminacium
Primary Reference:     RIC 001b var
Reference2:     RSC 001 var. (same)
Reference3:     Szaivert, Beginn 002 var. (same)
Reference4:     Gorny & Mosch 121, lot 492 var. (same; same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=115398
Special Comments:     Very little is known of the usurper Tiberius Claudius Marinus Pacatianus, who seized power in Upper Moesia in AD 248. Pacatian was likely killed by his own troops shortly after he seized control. Most of our information about Pacatian comes from his coina
Grade:     Good VF, lightly toned
Notes:     (1)Reverse inscription is blundered (2) Struck on a broad flan of good metal.