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ID:     80000737
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Pacatian
Date Ruled:     AD 248-249
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 248-249
Weight:     4.53 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP TI CL MAR PACATIANVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, as seen from the back
Reverse Legend:     PAX_AETERNA
Reverse Description:     Pax standing left, holding branch in right hand and transverse scepter in left
Mint:     Viminacium
Primary Reference:     RIC 005a
Reference2:     RSC 006a
Reference3:     Szaivert, Beginn 4
Reference4:     Hunter -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=132960
Special Comments:     ery little is known of the usurper Tiberius Claudius Marinus Pacatianus, who seized power in Upper Moesia in AD 248. Most of our information about Pacatian comes from his coinage. Viminacium is the most probable site for his mint, and a comparison with th
Grade:     VF, toned.
Notes:     From the Gordon S. Parry Collection; ex Sternberg XXVI (16 November 1992), lot 403; Münzen und Medaillen Basel liste 321 (March 1971), lot 36.V