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E-auction 580-531585 - brm_924908 - AURELIAN Aurelianus

AURELIAN Aurelianus AU
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Estimate : 150 €
Price : 106 €
Maximum bid : 126 €
End of the sale : 27 May 2024 14:55:00
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Aurelianus
Date: début - été
Date: 275
Mint name / Town : Cyzicus
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,36 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie idéalement centrée. Superbe buste de style fin. Patine marron foncé

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP AVRELIANVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé d’Aurélien à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A2).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Aurelianus Augustus”, (L’empereur Aurélien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : RESTITVTOR EX-ERCITI/ -|-// XXI.
Reverse description : Mars casqué, en habit militaire, debout à droite, tenant une lance de la main gauche et tendant un globe de la droite à Aurélien lauré, en habit militaire, debout à gauche, tendant la main droite et tenant une haste de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Restitutor Exerciti”, (Le Restaurateur de l’armée).

Commentary


Pour ce type, R. Göbl a répertorié cinq exemplaires sans marque d’officine.

Historical background


AURELIAN

(07/270-09/275)

Aurelian was born around 207 in Sirmium. After a brilliant military career, he was proclaimed august at Sirmium after the death of Claudius II and remained sole emperor after the suicide of Quintille. He made the painful decision to abandon Dacia in 271, then attacked Zenobia and Vaballath by seizing Palmyra in 272. Then, he undertook the reconquest of the Gallic Empire and defeated Tetricus at Châlons-sur-Marne. He triumphs in Rome and saves the life of his famous prisoners. He was assassinated when he was preparing a campaign against the Sassanids in order to reconquer Mesopotamia..

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