Antoninus Pius, Petra Mint, Reign 138-161 AD, Eclipse of 164 AD prediction


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This coin may be the first Roman coin to predict an eclipse. It was minted in the reign of Antoninus Pius who died March 7 161 AD. The coin was minted in Petra, Nabatea. Modern day Jordan. Note the 164 AD eclipse was directly over Petra. Photo from Shick Coins


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