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bpv_297586 - DIADUMENIAN Tetrassaria

DIADUMENIAN Tetrassaria XF/VF
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Price : 125.00 €
Type : Tetrassaria
Date: 217-218
Mint name / Town : Nicopolis ad Istrum, Mésie Inférieure
Metal : copper
Diameter : 27 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 11,06 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et bien centré des deux côtés, mais court sur la légende de revers. Beau portrait de Diaduménien césar. Usure plus importante au revers. Patine vert olive foncé, légèrement granuleuse
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Obverse


Obverse description : Buste drapé et cuirassé, tête nue de Diaduménien à droite vu de trois quarts en arrière (A°2).
Obverse legend : M OPELL ANTWN DIADOUMENIANOS K (Markos Opollios Antonios Diadoumenianos Kaisar).
Obverse translation : (César Marcus Opellius Antonin Diaduménien).

Reverse


Reverse description : Artémis (Diane), vêtue du chiton court, marchant à droite, tenant un arc de la main droite.
Reverse legend : UP STAT LONGI-NOU NIKOPOLIT(WN)// PROS IS, (Upatewn Statios Longinou Nikopolitwn Pors Istrwn).
Reverse translation : (Magistrat Statius Longinus de Nicopolis près d'Istros).

Commentary


Ptéryges larges sous le paludamentum. Trou de centrage au droit.

Historical background


DIADUMÉNIEN

(04/217-8/06/218) Marcus Opellius Antoninus Diadumenianus

Caesar (04/217-05/218)

Diaduménien becomes Caesar when his father Macrinus was declared in April august 217. He received the title of prince of youth. Macrinus does enter the Severan family by making him take the praenomen Antonin like himself grabbed one of Severus. After the proclamation of Heliogabalus, Macrinus raises her son in May Augustat 218 for a very short period. Fought in June, and Diaduménien Macrinus fled. It is caught in wanting to spend the Parthians crossing the Euphrates and killed.

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