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E-auction 411-323023 - VALERIAN I Antoninien

VALERIAN I Antoninien XF
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Estimate : 65 €
Price : 23 €
Maximum bid : 23 €
End of the sale : 01 March 2021 14:20:00
bidders : 9 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: 01/01/257-09/12/257
Mint name / Town : Antioche
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 300 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,00 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan épais à l’usure régulière. Patine grise avec des reflets métalliques, légèrement granuleuse


Obverse legend : IMP VALERIANVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Valérien Ier à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Valerianus Augustus”, (L’empereur Valérien auguste).


Reverse legend : P M TR P V COS IIII P P.
Reverse description : Valérien Ier et Gallien, laurés, debout, en habit militaire, face à face entre deux boucliers sur lesquels deux hastes verticales sont posées ; celui de gauche, debout à droite, pose sa main droite sur le bouclier de gauche ; celui de droite, debout à gauche, pose sa main droite sur le bouclier de droite.
Reverse translation : “Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate quintum Consul quartum Pater Patriæ”, (Grand pontife, revêtu de la cinquième puissance tribunitienne consul pour la quatrième fois, père de la patrie).


Poids lourd. Avec son argenture superficielle. Rubans de type 3. Ptéryges fines sous le paludamentum.

Historical background


(07/253-06/260) Publius Licinius Valerianus

Valerian was born in 193 and had a distinguished military and political career. Main contributor of Trajan Decius, he was proclaimed in august 253. It gets rid of turn Trebonianus Galle and Volusien and Emilien and immediately associated his son Gallienus to the throne. 256, a Gothic invasion threatens the provinces of the Black Sea. Shapur (Sapor), Sassanian king arrives at Antioch the following year. Valerian I began the great persecution against Christians in 258. In 259, the Empire, already weakened, is invaded on the Rhine-Danube limes and East, Shapur (Sapor) seizes Antioch. Valerian to meet him, but was defeated and taken prisoner. Shapur (Sapor) will use the fallen emperor as a step before doing live skinning. Christians see it as God's punishment for the persecution Gallien hastens to stop. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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