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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |Recovery of the Empire| > |Quintillus| > RA91608
Quintillus, August or September - October or November 270 A.D.
In 270, the Empire suffered an economic crisis due to usurpations, partition of the empire, invasions, and sackings of the countryside and cities. Agricultural and industrial production were significantly decreased, and mines went unused. A monetary crisis ensued. Inflation was up to 1,000% in some areas of the empire.
RA91608. Billon antoninianus, MER-RIC 1116, RIC V-1 52, Hunter IV 25, VenŤra 10284 - 10305, Normanby 1224, Canakkale Hoard 2616, SRCV III 11438, aVF, uneven strike with bust back and shoulder weak, tight flan, porous, light scratch on rev., edge cracks, 2nd officina, Mediolanum (Milan, Italy) mint, weight 2.769g, maximum diameter 19.6mm, die axis 0o, 1st issue, c. end Aug - Nov 270; obverse IMP QVINTILLVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from behind; reverse FIDES MILIT (the loyalty of the soldiers), Fides standing facing, head left, flanked by two standards, one held in each hand, S in exergue; from the Maxwell Hunt Collection; $80.00











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Mediolanum (Milan), Italy