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E-auction 518-432605 - brm_461883 - CONSTANTIUS II Maiorina réduite, (PB, Æ 3)

CONSTANTIUS II Maiorina réduite, (PB, Æ 3) VF/XF
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Estimate : 30 €
Price : 8 €
Maximum bid : 8 €
End of the sale : 20 March 2023 14:20:00
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Maiorina réduite, (PB, Æ 3)
Date: 354
Mint name / Town : Sirmium
Metal : billon
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 2,19 g.
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Patine verte. Avers qui présente plus de traces de circulation que le revers. Joli revers. Monnaie bien centrée des deux côtés
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé, drapé et cuirassé de Constance II à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A'a) ; diadème perlé.
Obverse translation : "Dominus Noster Constantius Pius Felix Augustus", (Notre seigneur Constance pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : FEL TEMP - REPARATIO/ -|-// BSIRM.
Reverse description : Soldat casqué, vêtu militairement, tenant un bouclier sur le bras gauche et une haste de la main droite terrassant un cavalier tombé au sol couché sur son cheval qui est tourné à gauche.
Reverse translation : "Felicitas Temporum Reparatio", (Le Retour des Temps Heureux).


Rubans de type 3 aux extrémités bouletées. Ptéryges invisibles sous le paludamentum.

Historical background




Constantius II was born on August 7 318 Sirmium. It is high césarat 8 November 324 at the age of six years. He will reign thirty-seven years, one of the longest reigns of the fourth century. After crushing the revolt of Magnentius, it is only august with a caesar, Constance Galle, he has performed in 354. November 6, 355, he raises his cousin Julien under Caesar. He went to Rome in 357, then at Sirmium he made it his capital. Before the Sassanid danger, he leaves this region 359 and settled in Antioch. Julien was proclaimed in February august 360. Constance died 3 November 361, leaving Julien at the head of the Empire.

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