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brm_487815 - CLODIUS ALBINUS Sesterce

550.00 €(Approx. 594.00$ | 462.00£)
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Type : Sesterce
Date: 194
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 20,56 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan irrégulier court sur les légendes à l’usure importante, mais parfaitement lisible et identifiable. Beau portrait d’Albin. Revers bien venu à la frappe. Patine marron
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Obverse legend : D. - CL SEPT AL-BIN CAES.
Obverse description : Tête nue de Clodius Albinus à droite, drapé sur l’épaule gauche (O°2).
Obverse translation : “Decimus Clodius Septimius Albinus Cæsar”, (Decimus Clodius Septime Albin césar).


Reverse legend : FORT REDVCI COS II// SC.
Reverse description : Fortuna (la Fortune) drapée assise à gauche, tenant de la main droite un gouvernail posé sur un globe et de la main gauche, une corne d’abondance ; sous le siège, une roue.
Reverse translation : “Fortunæ Reduci Consul iterum”, (Au retour de la Fortune consul pour la deuxième fois).


Poids très léger.

Historical background


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

Caesar (04/193-12/195)

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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