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ID:     783316
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Pacatian
Date Ruled:     AD 248-249
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 248-249
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     4.55 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP TI CL MAR PACATIANVS P F AV
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 outstretched right hand and transverse scepter in left hand
Mint:     Viminacium
Primary Reference:     RIC 005c
Reference2:     RSC 006
Reference3:     Szaivert, Beginn 8
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=99772
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, minor porosity
Notes:     Extremely rare.