, August or September 270 - October or November 275 A.D.
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. , 1550, 634, 152, 63, 5548 - 5609, 1269, 183, 11587, gVF, near full , weak , 3.554 g, maximum 21.7 mm, 180o, 3rd , Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, issue 4, Nov 274 - Sep 275; IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG, and right; (the foresight of the gods), on left holding in each hand facing Sol standing left, raising right hand commanding the sun to rise, globe in left hand, TXXT in ; $40.00 (€35.60)
, 25 September 275 - June 276 A.D.
was the Roman goddess of health. She was to the Greeks, who believed her to be the daughter of , the god of medicine and healing, and Epione, the goddess of soothing of pain. Her father learned the secrets of keeping death at bay after observing one snake bringing another snake 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. , 3368, 1653, 1307 - 1328 (LV 1859), 158 , VF, perfect centering, some , some earthen encrustation, 3.991 g, maximum 21.9 mm, 0o, 3rd , Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, 1st emission, Nov - Dec 275 A.D.; IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG, , draped, and right; (the health of the Emperor), seated left, feeding snake rising from , T in ; $36.00 (€32.04)
, February or March 283 - October or November 284 A.D.
was worshiped in as the goddess who prospered the year's supply of grain. She was represented on an in the capital. The three principal granaries of were , , and the African provinces. civilis was the grain which purchased each year by the Roman state, then imported and put into storage, reserved and distributed for the subsistence of the people. militaris was grain appropriated to the use of an army during a campaign.
RA79885. , 37, IV 1400, 447, 12253, p. 29, 83, aF, , earthen encrustation, some corrosion, 3.513 g, maximum 21.8 mm, 0o, 6th , Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, Feb/Mar 283 - Oct/Nov 284 A.D.; IMP NVMERIANVS , , draped, and right, from behind; (the foresight of the two emperors), ( ?) standing slightly right, left, stalks of grain downward in right hand, in left hand, at feet on left, VIXXI in ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex , ex Frank S. Robinson; $22.00 (€19.58)
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