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Ticinum (Pavia), Italy

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 Lombard's conquest, Pavia became the capital of their kingdom, 568 - 774. Dates of operation: c. 274 - 326 A.D. Mintmarks: T.


Constantius I, May 305 - 25 July 306 A.D.

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In 303 A.D., Diocletian began to persecute the Christians in earnest.
RB73834. Billon follis, RIC VI Ticinum 46a, SRCV IV 14092, Cohen VII 264, VF, some roughness, weight 8.743 g, maximum diameter 28.0 mm, die axis 180o, 2nd officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, as caesar, c. 300 - 303 A.D.; obverse CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, laureate head right; reverse SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR (unbroken), Moneta standing left, scales in right hand, cornucopia in left hand, ST• in exergue; $65.00 (€57.85)
 


Probus, Summer 276 - September 282 A.D.

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In 277 A.D., Probus began his campaign in Gaul, clearing the Goths and Germanic tribes from the province.
RB48410. Billon antoninianus, RIC V, part 2, 366, VF, weight 3.894 g, maximum diameter 24.3 mm, die axis 0o, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 277 A.D.; obverse VIRTVS PROBI AVG, radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield decorated with florets and stars; reverse FIDES MILITVM, Fides standing left, standard in each hand, VIXXT in ex; rare with this shield decoration; $60.00 (€53.40)
 


Aurelian, August or September 270 - October or November 275 A.D.

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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 Lombard's conquest, Pavia became the capital of their kingdom, 568 - 774.
RA67085. Billon antoninianus, MER-RIC 1550, BnF XII 634, RIC V 152, Hunter IV 63, Venèra Hoard 5548 - 5609, Normanby 1269, gVF, near full silvering, weak reverse, weight 3.554 g, maximum diameter 21.7 mm, die axis 180o, 3rd officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, issue 4, Nov 274 - Sep 275; obverse IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right; reverse PROVIDEN DEOR (foresight of the gods), Fides on left holding standard in each hand facing Sol standing left, raising right hand commanding the sun to rise, globe in left hand, TXXT in exergue; $50.00 (€44.50)
 


Carinus, First Half 283 - Spring 285 A.D.

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Felicitas was the goddess or personification of good luck and success. She played an important role in Rome's state religion during the empire, and was frequently portrayed on coins. She became a prominent symbol of the wealth and prosperity of the Roman Empire.
RA77480. Billon antoninianus, Hunter IV 41 (also 4th officina); RIC V 295; SRCV 12343; Pink VI/2, p. 29, series 4; Cohen VI 24, F, well centered on a tight flan, reverse weak, potentially active corrosion on edge (upper right obverse), weight 3.196 g, maximum diameter 23.0 mm, die axis 180o, 4th officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 4th emission, July 283 A.D.; obverse IMP CARINVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, from the front; reverse FELICIT PVBLICA, Felicitas standing facing, legs crossed, head left, holding caduceus and resting left elbow on column, QXXI in exergue; $50.00 (€44.50)
 


Tacitus, 25 September 275 - June 276 A.D.

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Salus was the Roman goddess of health. She was Hygieia to the Greeks, who believed her to be the daughter of Aesculapius, the god of medicine and healing, and Epione, the goddess of soothing of pain. Her father Asclepius learned the secrets of keeping death at bay after observing one serpent bringing another healing herbs. Woman seeking fertility, the sick, and the injured slept in his temples in chambers where non-poisonous snakes were left to crawl on the floor and provide healing.
RB48408. Silvered antoninianus, MER-RIC 3368, BnF XII 1653, Venèra Hoard 1307 - 1328 (LV 1859), RIC V 158 corr., VF, perfect centering, some silvering, some earthen encrustation, weight 3.991 g, maximum diameter 21.9 mm, die axis 0o, 3rd officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 1st emission, Nov - Dec 275 A.D.; obverse IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse SALVS AVG, Salus seated left, feeding snake rising from altar, T in exergue; $45.00 (€40.05)
 


Carinus, First Half 283 - Spring 285 A.D.

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Providentia is the personification of the ability to foresee and make provision. She was among the embodiments of virtues that were part of the Imperial cult of ancient Rome. Providentia figures in art, cult, and literature, but has little or no mythology as such.
RA60035. Billon antoninianus, RIC V, part 2, 303; Cohen VI 111; Pink VI-2, p. 28; SRCV III 12353, Hunter IV -, VF, weight 4.146 g, maximum diameter 22.0 mm, die axis 0o, 6th officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 4th emission, 283 A.D.; obverse IMP CARINVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse PROVIDENT AVGG, Providentia standing left, heads of grain downward in right hand over modius at feet on left, cornucopia in left hand, VIXXI in exergue; $45.00 (€40.05)
 


Aurelian, August or September 270 - October or November 275 A.D.

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This type refers to Aurelian's defeat of Zenobia's Palmyrene Empire in the east. The captives wear Parthian caps and are typically attributed as Persians. The real captives were more likely Palmyreans. Typical of Roman propaganda, Zenobia's Sasanian supporters are depicted to glorify Aurelian's victory and mask that this was an internal revolt and civil war.
RA77804. Billon antoninianus, MER-RIC 1533, RIC V 151, Hunter IV 61, BnF XII 592 - 594, Venèra Hoard 5005 - 5064, Thibouville 2213, Gloucester 275, Colonne 604, Komin 826, gF, well centered, green patina, weight 3.890 g, maximum diameter 24.0 mm, die axis 180o, 3rd officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 2nd emission, Jun - Sep 274 A.D.; obverse IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right; reverse ORIENS AVG, Sol advancing left, radiate, nude but for chlamys over shoulders and left arm, raising right hand commanding the sun to rise, globe in left hand, two bound captives seated flanking at feet, right foot on captive on left, captive on right looking back at Sol, star left, TXXT in exergue; from the Butte College Foundation, ex Lindgren; $40.00 (€35.60)
 


Licinius I, 11 November 308 - 18 September 324 A.D.

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On 30 April 313, Maximinus II, who had crossed the Bosporus with an army of 70,000 men, was defeated by Licinius at the Battle of Tzirallum. Maximinus fled, first to Nicomedia and afterward to Tarsus, where he died the following August. His death was variously ascribed "to despair, to poison, and to divine justice."
RL76690. Billon follis, RIC VII Ticinum 10 (R5) var. (2nd officina not listed), Cohen VII 163, SRCV IV 15292, Hunter V -, F, centered, encrustations, weight 2.952 g, maximum diameter 19.7 mm, die axis 180o, 2nd officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 313 - 314 A.D.; obverse IMP LICINIVS P F AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right; reverse SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol standing slightly left, radiate, nude but for chlamys over shoulders and left arm, raising right hand commanding the sun to rise, globe in left hand, star in left field, ST in exergue; very rare; $25.00 (€22.25)
 




  



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