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E-auction 567-508406 - brm_605700 - CLAUDIUS II GOTHICUS Antoninien

CLAUDIUS II GOTHICUS Antoninien VF
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Estimate : 30 €
Price : 5 €
Maximum bid : 7 €
End of the sale : 26 February 2024 14:16:40
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: fin 269
Mint name / Town : Siscia
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 30 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,31 g.
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan irrégulier à l’usure importante, lisible et identifiable
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : [IMP CLAV]DIVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Claude II à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (B).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Claudius Augustus”, (L’empereur Claude auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : [PRO]VIDEN AVG// - | T.
Reverse description : Providentia (la Providence) debout de face, regardant à gauche, tenant une baguette de la main droite et une corne d’abondance de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Providentia Augusti”, (La Providence de l’auguste).

Commentary


¨Poids très léger. Rubans de type 3.

Historical background


CLAUDIUS II GOTHICUS

(09/268-06-08/270)

Claude II is appointed Master of the Cavalry after the defection of Auréolus and is part of the plot which eliminates Gallien. Having promised Auréolus his life after the death of Gallienus, he nevertheless lets his troops massacre him after the surrender of Milan. Claudius II wins a brilliant victory over the Goths at Naissus, in Upper Moesia. Unfortunately, the vanquished spread the plague among the victors and Claude fell victim to it. He is deified after his death and an important restitution coinage is minted by Aurelian first in 270, then by Constantine I, who claimed to be descended from Claudius II, at the beginning of the 4th century..

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