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E-auction 253-176583 - DIOCLETIAN Aurelianus

DIOCLETIAN Aurelianus MS
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Estimate : 145 €
Price : 81 €
Maximum bid : 100 €
End of the sale : 19 February 2018 14:19:00
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Aurelianus
Date: printemps 290-291
Date: 290-291
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,52 g.
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle ayant conservé son brillant de frappe et son coupant d’origine. Portrait de toute beauté. Frappe un peu molle au revers. Magnifique patine avec des reflets métalliques dorés, légèrement tachée au droit
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la trouvaille n° 1

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Dioclétien à droite avec pan de paludamentum, vu de trois quarts en avant (B01).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Diocletianus Augustus”, (L'empereur Dioclétien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IOVI - AVGG/ -|-// A.
Reverse description : Jupiter nu debout à gauche, le manteau sur l'épaule, tenant un globe nicéphore de la main droite et un sceptre long de la main gauche ; à ses pieds, un aigle debout à gauche, tournant la tête à droite.
Reverse translation : “Iovi Augustorum”, (Au Jupiter des augustes).

Commentary


Avec l’intégralité de son argenture superficielle. Rubans de type 3 aux extrémités bouletées. Cuirasse et épaulière cloutées. Ptéryges fines et longues. Sur cet exemplaire, plutôt qu’un pan de paludamentum, c’est une égide que nous avons.

Historical background


Diocletian

(20/11/284-1/05/305) Caius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus

August (20/11/284-1/05/305)

Diocletian, born in 245 in Dalmatia (Split), is an Illyrian emperor. It takes the purple after removing Aper, the praetorian prefect, stepfather and assassin Numerian, 20 November 284. Struggling against Carin first, last son of Carus, he was defeated at Margus the following year, but was assassinated and Carin Diocletian left alone august. He appoints Maximian, a compatriot, caesar in November 285 and august 1 April 286. It has created a new political regime, the diarchy where two emperors share the military and political power, but is still subject to Maximian Diocletian. Diocletian is placed under the protection Jovian (Jupiter) while Maximian is Herculean gasoline (Hercules). Diocletian spent the first ten years of his reign waging war in the East, while Maximian rest in the West. Diocletian was the first emperor of the Lower Empire, in the words of Gibbons, and founder of the dominat.

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