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


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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