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Live auction - brm_418541 - CLODIUS ALBINUS Denier

CLODIUS ALBINUS Denier MS
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Estimate : 950 €
Price : 650 €
Maximum bid : 650 €
End of the sale : 13 June 2017 14:53:24
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier
Date: 196-197
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 500 ‰
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,18 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle sur un petit flan, bien centré au droit, décentré au revers sur la légende. Très belle tête de Clodius Albinus. Joli revers de style fin, bien venu à la frappe. Patine grise superficielle avec des reflets dorés
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Docteur S

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CAES D CLO - SEP ALB AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Clodius Albinus à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Decimus Clodius Septimius Albinus Augustus”, (L’empereur césar Décimus Clodius Albinus auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : FID[ES LEGI-]ON COS II.
Reverse description : Mains jointes surmontées d'une aigle légionnaire.
Reverse translation : “Fides Legionum Consul iterum”, (La Fidélité des légions consul pour la deuxième fois).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3. Mêmes coins que l’exemplaire du Bristish Museum (BMC. 284) et que cinq autres exemplaires.

Historical background


Clodius ALBINUS

(04/193-19/02/197) Decimus Clodius Septimius Albinus

August (12/195-19/02/197)

Albin was proclaimed in April 193, no later than May After removing Dide Julien, he was satisfied with the title of Caesar subject to Septimius Severus. In 194, Albin is consul for the second time with Septimius Severus. His first consulship was suffect. The break is after the victory of Septimius Severus on Pescennius Niger. Albin, remained in Rome, proclaims august. Septimius Severus Caracalla student at césarat May 27 and 196 after the fall of Byzantium in the summer, he march on Rome Clodius Albinus as abandoned, followed by the greater part of the Senate. Refuge in Gaul, Albin is finally defeated 19 February 197 near Lyon. Albin, his family and many supporters (more than 20,000) are executed in retaliation.

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