Ticinum was a municipality and an important military site (a castrum) under the Roman Empire. In 476, Odoacer defeated Flavius Orestes at Ticinum after a long siege. To punish the city for helping his rival, Odoacer destroyed it completely. After the Lombards conquest, Pavia became the capital of their kingdom, 568 - 774. Dates of operation: c. 274 - 326 A.D. Mintmarks: T.
Numerian, February or March 283 - October or November 284 A.D.
Annona was the goddess of harvest and her main attribute is grain.
RB48473. Bronze antoninianus, RIC V 447, aVF, weight 3.114 g, maximum diameter 22.7 mm, die axis 0o, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, obverse IMP NVMERIANVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassedbust right, from behind; reversePROVIDENT AVGG, Providentia (Annona?) standing left, stalks of grain in right, cornucopia in left, modius at feet, VXXI in ex; $40.00 (€30.00)
Probus, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.
In 281, Probus returned to Rome and celebrated his triumph over the Vandals and the usurpers (Bonosus, Julius Saturninus and Proculus).
RB62361. Silveredantoninianus, RIC V 500, Cohen 584, aVF, weight 3.541 g, maximum diameter 23.2 mm, die axis 0o, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 280 - 281 A.D.; obverseVIRTVS PROBI AVG, radiate, helmeted and cuirassedbust left, spear in right over shoulder, shield on left arm; reverseSALVS AVG, Salus standing right feeding snake held in arms, V left, * right, TXXI in ex; $2.49 (€1.87)