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brm_219589 - CLAUDIUS II GOTHICUS Antoninien

CLAUDIUS II GOTHICUS Antoninien AU
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Type : Antoninien
Date: mi 269 - fin 269
Date: 269
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,07 g.
Officine: 8e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan très large, ovale, bien centré des deux côtés. très beau portrait. Joli revers. Faiblesse de frappe au droit à 6 heures. Patine gris foncé avec des reflets métalliques
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de ROME XIII, n° 322

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CLAVDIVS AVG.
Obverse description : Tête radiée de Claude II à droite (O).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Claudius Augustus”, (Empereur Claude Auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : APOLLINI CONS -|H.
Reverse description : Apollon, nu, debout de face, regardant à gauche, tenant une branche de laurier de la main droite et s’appuyant sur une lyre de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Apollini Conservatori”, (À Apollon le Protecteur).

Commentary


Avec son argenture superficielle. Rubans de type 1.

Historical background


CLAUDE II THE GOTHIC

(09/268-06-08/270) Marcus Aurelius Claudius

Claudius II was appointed master of the cavalry after the defection of Aureolus and was part of the conspiracy that eliminated Gallien. Having promised to save life Aureolus after the death of Gallienus, he nevertheless left massacred by his troops after the surrender of Milan. Claudius II gained a brilliant victory over the Goths Naissus in upper Moesia. Unfortunately, defeated propagated the plague among the winners and Claude fell victim. He was deified after his death and a major counterfeiting restitution was struck by Aurelian in 270 first, then by Constantine I, who claimed descent from Claudius II, in the early fourth century.

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