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ID:     80000736
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Pacatian
Date Ruled:     AD 248-249
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 248-249
Weight:     4.71 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP TI CL MAR PACATIANV[S AVG]
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, as seen from the back
Reverse Legend:     CONCORDIA MILITVM
Reverse Description:     Concordia seated left, holding patera in extended right hand, cradling two cornucopias in left arm
Mint:     Viminacium
Primary Reference:     RIC 001a
Reference2:     RSC 002
Reference3:     Hunter -
Reference4:     Szaivert, Beginn 002
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Special Comments:     Very 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 t
Grade:     Near VF, toned, find deposits, minor roughness
Notes:     (1) End of obverse inscription is blundered; should be AVG. (2) Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 736. Very rare. From the White Mountain Collection. Ex Franz Trau Collection (Gilhofer & Ranschburg and Hess, 22 May 1935), lot 2773.