Tacitus, 275-276. Aureus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.86 g, 6 h), Serdica, 276. M CL TACITVS P F AVG Heroically nude laureate bust of Tacitus to left, seen from behind, holding spear with his right hand and with aegis over his left shoulder. Rev. ROMAE AE-TERNAE / S C Roma, helmeted and draped, seated to left on throne, holding Victory on globe with her right hand and spear with her left; at her side to right, shield. BN -. Calicó 4098 var (this obverse die, but no globe under Victory). Cohen -. Estiot 96. RIC 76 corr. RIC Online 3919 (same dies). An extremely rare type, only known from three other examples. Pierced and repaired, otherwise, good fine.
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