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E-auction 512-424713 - brm_675759 - CLAUDIUS II GOTHICUS Antoninien

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Estimate : 20 €
Price : 4 €
Maximum bid : 7 €
End of the sale : 06 February 2023 14:18:00
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: septembre 268 - début 269
Date: 268 - 269
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 30 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 2,9 g.
Officine: 12e
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée, avec un joli buste au droit. Patine marron
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Claude II à droite drapé sur l’épaule, vu de trois quarts en avant (B01).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Claudius Augustus”, (L’empereur césar Claude auguste).


Reverse legend : PROVIDENT AVG.
Reverse description : Providentia (la Providence) drapée, debout de face, regardant à gauche, tenant une baguette de la main droite et une corne d’abondance de la gauche et s’appuyant sur une colonne ; à ses pieds, à gauche, un globe.
Reverse translation : “Providentia Augusti”, (La Providence de l’auguste).

Historical background



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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