Orantes pacem in terris

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  1. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    I wish I had more to post. Share your Pax coins.

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  3. David@PCC

    David@PCC allcoinage.com

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    Constantine I
    Rome mint
    312/313 AD
    AE Half Follis
    Obvs: FL VAL CONSTANTINVS AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
    Revs: PACI PERPET, Pax standing left, holding olive branch and signum. XII to left, RS in ex.
    17mm, 2.05g
    RIC VI 356
     
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  4. Ocatarinetabellatchitchix

    Ocatarinetabellatchitchix Supporter! Supporter

    My oldest:
    Trajan
    Pax seated
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    The weirdest one:
    Carausius
    Pax standing
    Believe it or not, this coin has been chewed and digest by a dog...

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  5. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    A good thread for current times. I only have one Pax:

    Postumus
    Antoninianus
    Cologne mint, 268 AD
    Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
    Reverse: PAX AVG, Pax standing left with branch and sceptre. P in left field.
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  6. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    Antoninianus of Philip II with PAX reverse ;
    and aureus of Titus as Caesar with PAX reverse.

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  7. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Philip I, antoninianus PAX FVNDATA CVM PERSIS
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  8. Gavin Richardson

    Gavin Richardson Well-Known Member

    6DDDF789-1084-4BD1-9E6F-69E6602B46A5.png PAX ORBIS TERRARVM
     
  9. Shea19

    Shea19 Supporter! Supporter

    Great thread, RC. Here are a few more.

    PROBUS
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    VOLUSIAN

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    CARUS
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    MAXIMIANUS
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  10. Valentinian

    Valentinian Supporter! Supporter

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    Maximinus Thrax, 235-238
    Sestertius. 29-28 mm. 19.32 grams.
    PAX AVGVSTI
    RIC 81. Sear III 8332
     
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  11. cmezner

    cmezner Supporter! Supporter

    Octavian, of course :)
    Denarius, Brundisium and Rome, ca. 32- 29 BC
    18 x 19 mm, 3.75 g
    RIC 252; BMC 605; Cohen 69;

    Ob.: Bare head of Octavian right.
    Rev.: CAESAR – DIVI•F Pax standing left holding olive branch and cornucopia
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  12. Orielensis

    Orielensis Well-Known Member

    A fitting thread. Let's hope.

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    Tiberius, Roman Empire, denarius, 15–18 AD, Lyon mint. Obv: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate portrait right. Rev: PONTIF MA[XIM], Pax seated right on chair with ornately decorated legs, holding sceptre (or spear) and branch. 18mm, 2.8g. Ref: RIC I Tiberius 28; Giard: Le monnayage de l'atelier de Lyon 1 (1983), group 2, 146.

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    Hadrian, Roman Empire, denarius, 119–122 AD, Rome mint. Obv: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, laureate head of Hadrian right. Rev: PM TR P COS III, Pax seated left, holding Victory on globe and branch. 18.5mm, 3.05g. Ref: RIC II, 95.

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    Trebonianus Gallus, Roman Empire, antoninian, 251–153 AD, Mediolanum mint. Obv: IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG, bust of Trebonianus Gallus, draped, cuirassed, and radiate, r. Rev: PAX AETERNA, Pax standing l., holding up branch in extended r. hand and transverse scepter in l. 22mm, 2.93g. Ref: RIC IV.3 Trebonianus Gallus 71. Ex X6 collection.

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    Valerian I, Roman Empire, AE/BI antoninian, 256–257 AD, Rome mint. Obv: IMP C P LIC VAL[ERIANVS P F] AVG; bust of Valerian, radiate, draped, cuirassed, r. Rev: [P]AX AVG[G]; Pax standing l.. holding olive-branch and sceptre; in l. field, T. 20mm, 2.09g. Ref: RIC V Valerian 109var (fieldmark).
     
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  13. Spaniard

    Spaniard Well-Known Member

    Some lovely coins shown!........Just realised I only have one...
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    Philip II... AR Antoninianus 247-249AD(23mm, 4.29g, 1h). Rome, AD 247.
    Obverse..IMP PHILIPPUS AVG...Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
    Reverse..PAX AETERNA...Pax standing left, holding olive branch and short sceptre.
    RIC IV 231c; RSC 23
     
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  14. Marsyas Mike

    Marsyas Mike Well-Known Member

    Pax vobiscum! Another Philip II - this a sestertius:

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  15. Parthicus Maximus

    Parthicus Maximus Well-Known Member

    Let us hope that Pax is just as important today as it was during the Roman Empire.

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    Vespasian 69-79
    AR Denarius
    struck January-June 70
    3,46g/18mm
    IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
    laureate head right.
    COS ITER TR POT
    Pax seated left, holding branch and caduceus.
    Ric 29
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    Septimius Severus 193-211
    AR Denarius
    Struck 196-197
    2,90g/17mm
    L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VIII
    laureate head right
    P M TR P IIII COS II P P
    Pax seated left, holding branch & sceptre.
    Ric 85
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    Postumus 260-269
    AR Antoninianus
    struck 263
    4,26g/20mm
    IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG
    radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
    PAX AVG
    Pax standing left, holding olive branch
    and sceptre.
    Ric 78
     
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  16. gsimonel

    gsimonel Well-Known Member

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    Vespasian
    Provincial Silver Denarius
    Phillipi mint, A.D. 69-70
    Obv: IMP CAES VESPAS AVG
    Rev: PACI OPB TERR AVG - Turretted female bust
    Φ behind bust
    RIC (New) 1407
    18mm, 2.8g.

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    Carausius
    Billon Antoninianus
    London mint
    Obv: IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG
    Rev: PAX AVG - Pax, standing left, holding olive branch and vertical scepter
    S in left field; P in right
    RIC 475
    23mm, 4.3g.

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    Tetricus I
    Bronze Antoninianus
    Gallic Empire, unidentified southern mint
    Obv: IMP C TETRICVS P F AVG
    Rev: PAX AVG - Pax standing left, holding olive branch and vertical spear
    RIC 100
    18mm, 2.9g.
     
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  17. Pellinore

    Pellinore Supporter! Supporter

    One of the coins of my father-in-law, I just made the picture.

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    Trajan, AE sestertius (101-102). Obv. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM PM. Laureate bust right, left shoulder draped. Rev. TR POT COS IIII P P. Pax seated left on square chair with branch and sceptre, SC in ex. 32 mm. 24.46 gr. RIC 432.
     
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  18. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter I dig ancient coins...

    Thanks for this thread @Roman Collector. It looks like Pax, rather than Martem Propugnatorem, has prevailed for the time being!
     
  19. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    PAX

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    RI Carausius usurper in Britain CE 287–293 BI Ant 4.7g 24mm London radiate cuirassed - PAX AVG Pax stndg l branch scepter S—P RIC V 475


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    RI Allectus 293-296 CE AE Ant PAX


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    RI Victorinus 269-270 CE BI Ant Gallic Empire PAX
     
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  20. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    I'm sure politicians and pundits will debate why peace won out, but we know the truth... it was this thread that honored PAX!
     
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