Antoninianus with bust of Pacatian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 248–249


Mint: Viminacium

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 064.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.62 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

59.515

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Pacatian, radiate, draped, cuirassed.
IMPTICLMARPACATIANVSPFAV
Reverse: Pax standing left, holding branch and transverse scepter.
 PAXAETERNA

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Jameson Collection (vol. 2, Paris, 1913, no. 237, citing Vente Feuardent, mai 1910 [du Lac], no. 251); by date unknown: Mazzini Collection (G. Mazzini, Monete Imperiali Romane, vol. 4, Milan, 1957, p. 1, pl. 1, no. 6); by 1957: with Leu & Company's Bank Ltd., Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Company's Bank Ltd., September 17, 1959, for $ 1,230.00 (this is the total price of 59.513-59.516)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour