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E-auction 433-345036 - brm_669473 - DIOCLETIAN Aurelianus

DIOCLETIAN Aurelianus XF/F
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Estimate : 30 €
Price : 16 €
Maximum bid : 26 €
End of the sale : 02 August 2021 14:26:00
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Aurelianus
Date: 284-285
Mint name / Town : Antioche
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,38 g.
Officine: 9e
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée, avec un joli buste au droit. Patine marron
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Dioclétien à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Cæsar Caius Valerius Diocletianus Pius Felix Augustus" (L'empereur césar Caius Valère Dioclétien pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IOVI CONSERVATO-RI AVG/ (EPSILON)(DELTA)// XXI.
Reverse description : Dioclétien debout à droite en habit militaire, tenant un sceptre court de le main gauche, et recevant un globe nicéphore de la main de Jupiter nu debout à gauche, qui a le manteau sur l'épaule gauche et tenant un sceptre long.
Reverse translation : "Iovi Conservatori Augusti”, (À Jupiter le protecteur de l’empereur).

Commentary


Sur cet exemplaire, au revers la neuvième officine est représentée par une combinaison de deux lettres numérales (E + D) pour remplacer le thêta dont la lettre était aussi l’initiale de la mort (thanatos).

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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