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Imperial slave and head of the customs statio of Esca in Noricum.

  • Plaque of Secundinus from Lyon

    Plaque of Secundinus from Lyon

of Secundinus

TNMP 256

Secundinus served as an imperial slave (vilicus Augusti nostri) and ran a customs post (statio) in the strategically important town of Bad Ischl, known for its salt trade routes, in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD. His role as vilicus placed him in a position of administrative responsibility, overseeing the movement and taxation of goods, particularly salt, a valuable commodity in the Roman economy.


Altar of Secundinus from Bad Ischl

A certain Secundinus, steward of the emperor, dedicated this altar to Mithras in Noricum, today Austria.

TNMM 749

D(eo) I(nvicto) M(ithrae) / Secun/dinus Aug(usti) n(ostri) v/il(icus) sta/t(ionis) Esc(ensis) vo/t(um) ret(tulit) l(ibens) l(aetus) m(erito).
To the Unconquered God Mithras, Secundinus, the steward of our Emperor’s estate at the station in Esca, willingly, joyfully, and deservedly fulfilled his vow.

Inscription of Secundinus of Lyon

There is no consensus on the authenticity of this monument erected by a certain Secundinus in Lugdunum, Gallia.

TNMM 748

Deo invicto / Mithr(ae) / Secundinus dat.
To the unconquered god Mithras, Secundinus gives [it].



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