+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

E-auction 342-256643 - AURELIAN Aurelianus

AURELIAN Aurelianus AU
You must sign-in and be an approved bidder to bid, Login to bid. Accounts are subject to approval and the approval process takes place within 48 hours. Do not wait until the day a sale closes to register.Clicking on « bid » constitutes acceptance of the terms of use of cgb.fr private e-auctions. Bids must be placed in whole Euro amounts only. The sale will start closing at the time stated on the item description; any bids received at the site after the closing time will not be executed. Transmission times may vary and bids could be rejected if you wait until the last second. For further information ckeck the E-auctions F.A.Q.

NO BUYER'S FEE.
Estimate : 175 €
Price : 231 €
Maximum bid : 246 €
End of the sale : 04 November 2019 14:08:30
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Aurelianus
Date: début - été
Date: 275
Mint name / Town : Cyzicus
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 22,00 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,14 g.
Rarity : R3
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Flan large et ovale. Très beau portrait d’une grande finesse. Avec presque toute son argenture / Faiblesse de frappe au revers

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP AVRELIANVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé d’Aurélien à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (B).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Aurelianus Augustus", (L'empereur Aurélien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : MARS INVICTVS/ B// XXI.
Reverse description : Mars casqué, en habit militaire, debout à droite, tenant une haste de la main gauche et tendant la main droite à Sol (Le Soleil) radié, nu, le manteau sur l’épaule gauche, debout à gauche, tendant un globe de la main droite et tenant un fouet de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Mars Invictus”, (Mars Invincible).

Commentary


Type absent du catalogue de La Venèra.

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.

By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies to enhance your experience.

x