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Live auction - brm_558064 - DECENTIUS Maiorina

DECENTIUS Maiorina AU/AU
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Estimate : 175 €
Price : 94 €
Maximum bid : 94 €
End of the sale : 28 April 2020 15:30:41
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Maiorina
Date: 351-352
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 20,50 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,31 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré présentant un très joli revers de style fin. Patine vert foncé et sable
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : MAG DECENTI-VS NOB CAES/.
Obverse description : Buste tête nue, cuirassé de Décence à droite drapé sur l’épaule, vu de trois quarts en avant (B°01).
Obverse legend : G|-.
Obverse translation : “Magnus Decentius Nobilissimus Cæsar”, (Magnus Décence très noble césar).

Reverse


Reverse legend : VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE/ VOT/ V/ MVLT/ X/ *// RB.
Reverse description : Deux Victoires debout face à face tenant toutes deux un bouclier inscrit en quatre lignes ; sous le bouclier, étoile à huit rais.
Reverse translation : “Victoriæ Dominorum Augusti et Cæsari/ Votis quinquennalibus multis decennalibus”, (Aux victoires de notre auguste et de notre césar/ Vœux pour le cinquième anniversaire de règne et plus pour les dix ans à venir).

Commentary


Type rare pour l’atelier de Rome car l’atelier est perdu dès 352.

Historical background


DECENCY

(03/351-18/08/353) Magnus Decentius

Caesar (351-353)

Decency, created by his brother Caesar Magnence in March 351, remained in Gaul to defend the Rhine limes against the Frankish invasion instigated at the behest of Constance to create a second front. Beaten, locked himself in Decency direction where he committed suicide on August 18 353.

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