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    - ID: 410

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1998-07-13

    Tacitus, 275-276 A.D.

    Aureus.
    Av.: IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG Laureate and draped bust to r.
    Rv.: P M TB P – VI COS II PP Mars, advancing to r., holding spear and trophy.
    6,03 g. 12 h.

    Ref.: cf. RIC -(Rv. based upon Aurelian, RIC 16).

    BoC: 5 1/2, 1980, p.10.

    FAKE – Two specimens of this known counterfeit have been reported in July 1998 in England, scuffed and with the story that they have been recently found with a metal dedector.