Antoninianus - Tacitus VICTORIA AVG; Victory

Features

Country Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Tacitus (275-276)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 275-276
Value Antoninianus = 2 Denarii (2)
Currency Antoninianus, Reform of Caracalla (AD 215 – 301)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.7 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 291732
Numista (https://numista.com)
References RIC V.1# 97,
Percy H. Webb, Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 1927. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 5.1. Valerian to Florian (AD 253–276). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.5.tac.97
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Tacitus, radiate, draped, right or bust of Tacitus, radiate, draped, cuirassed, right or bust of Tacitus, radiate, cuirassed, right.

Lettering: IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG

Translation:
Imperator Caesar Marcus Claudius Tacitus Augustus.
Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar Marcus Claudius Tacitus, emperor (Augustus).

Reverse

Victory, winged, draped, standing left, holding wreath in right hand and palm in left hand.

Lettering:
VICTORIA AVG
-/-//XXIA

Translation:
Victoria Augusti.
Victory of the emperor (Augustus).

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Mass varies: 3.7–3.72 g;
Diameter varies: 22–23 mm;

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (275-276)  "XXIA" in exergue;
ND (275-276)  "XXIR" in exergue;

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