Emperor Tacitus

Tacitus coinMarcus Claudius Tacitus was born in 200 and during his early years carried out duties for various civil offices and became consul in 273. after the assassination of Aurelian he was selected by the senate to ascend the throne as emperor and this was supported by the army.

His half brother Florianus was praetorian prefect and together they moved to continue the battle against the barbarians that Aurelian had started but had been cancelled after his death allowing the barbarians to plunder the eastern roman provinces. Together they were victorious on this campaign but soon after Tacitus was assassinated in 276.

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Tacitus 275 276 AD AE Antoninianus Rome Mint RIC Unlisted Scarce
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