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E-auction 389-301555 - AURELIAN Antoninien

AURELIAN Antoninien VF
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Estimate : 30 €
Price : 11 €
Maximum bid : 14 €
End of the sale : 28 September 2020 14:30:30
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: début
Date: 272
Mint name / Town : Cyzicus
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,32 g.
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large, bien centré à l’usure importante, lisible et identifiable. Patine vert foncé

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP AVRELIANVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste d’Aurélien, tête radiée, à droite, avec cuirasse, vu de trois quarts en avant (B).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Aurelianus Augustus”, (Empereur Aurélien Auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IOVI CON-SER// P.
Reverse description : Aurélien lauré, en habit militaire, debout à droite, tenant un sceptre de la main gauche et recevant de la main droite un globe que lui présente Jupiter nu, debout à gauche, avec son manteau déployé derrière lui, tenant un sceptre de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Iovi Conservatori”, (À Jupiter le Protecteur).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3 aux extrémités bouletées. Grand buste cuirassé, avec cuirasse cloutée et ptéryges larges. Grande égide sur l’épaule gauche.

Historical background


AURÉLIEN

(07/270-09/275) Lucius Domitius Aurelianus

Aurelian was born about 207 in Sirmium. After a distinguished military career, he was proclaimed august Sirmium after the death of Claudius II and remained sole emperor after the suicide of Quintillus. He took the painful decision to abandon Dacia in 271 and then attacked Zenobia Vaballath by seizing Palmyra in 272. Then he began the reconquest of the empire and conquered Gaul Tetricus at Chalons-sur-Marne. He triumphs in Rome and gives life to save his prisoners brand. He was assassinated when he was preparing a campaign against the Sassanids to reconquer Mesopotamia.

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