RIC lists this as but this is the first example handled by and there are very few examples online.RB77901. , 263a (S), 136, 9798, - (p. cvii), F, small cutting off most of legends, , 12.230 g, maximum 25.7 mm, 0o, Rome mint, c. Nov 251 - 252 A.D; IMP CAE C VIB AVG, laureate, draped and right, from behind; , standing left, helmeted, wearing military garb, resting right hand on grounded at right side, inverted spear vertical in left hand, flanking across just below center; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; ; $95.00 (€84.55)
In 251, was the first Roman Emperor to die in battle against a foreign enemy. was proclaimed emperor by the troops. Gallus accepted , the young son of , as co-emperor, but the boy died of plague. was the first emperor in 40 years to die of natural causes.RS65684. Silver , 179, 70, 9758, VF, , 3.959 g, maximum 21.8 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 251 - 252 A.D.; IMP CAE C VIB AVG, , draped and right from behind; , Pax standing left, raising olive-branch in right hand, transverse in left; $75.00 (€66.75)
, c. November 251 - July or August 253 A.D., Anazarbus,
Anazarbus was founded by Assyrians. Under the early Roman empire it was known as , and was the (capital) of the late Roman province Secunda. It was the home of the poet Oppian. Rebuilt by the emperor Justin I after an earthquake in the 6th century, it became Justinopolis (525); but the old native name persisted, and when Thoros I, of Lesser , made it his capital early in the 12th century, it was known as Anazarva.
On the of this coin, Anazarbus boasts , meaning it is First, Greatest, and Most Beautiful (ΠPΩTH MEΓIΣTH KAΛΛIΣTH). Γ Γ means, chairman of 3 provinces, holder of 3 neocorates.RP78014. Bronze triassarion, 797 (Vs1/Rs4, 14 specimens), 2138, 5506, A789a, 4174, -; all examples same dies, , rough, 11.528 g, maximum 27.0 mm, 315o, Anazarbus (Anavarza, Turkey) mint, 252 - Jul/Aug 253 A.D.; AVT K Γ OVI AΦ ΓAΛΛOC OVOΛOVCIANOC C, , draped and right, from behind; ANAZAPBOV MHTPOΠOΛ (Z reversed), bridled horse stepping right, right foreleg raised, A / M K in two lines above, Γ Γ below, ET AOC (year 271) in ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; ; $40.00 (€35.60)
in traditional Latin usage expressed a complex, highly valued Roman virtue; a man or woman with respected his or her responsibilities to the gods, family, other people and entities (such as the state), and understood his or her place in society with respect to others.
RS84394. Silver , 182, 88, 19, 9761, F, , bumps and scratches, edge crack, 1.905 g, maximum 21.5 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 251 - 253 A.D.; IMP CAE C VIB AVG, , draped and right, from behind; , standing slightly left, veiled left, raising both in prayer, flaming at feet on left; ; $40.00 (€35.60)
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