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Live auction - brm_466504 - DIVI consecration of TRAJANUS DECIUS Antoninien

DIVI consecration of TRAJANUS DECIUS Antoninien AU
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Estimate : 580 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 06 March 2018 15:54:32
Type : Antoninien
Date: 250-251
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 400 ‰
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,16 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et irrégulier, bien centré. Très belle tête d’Auguste. Joli revers. Patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire a été acquis en 2006 et provient de la collection C. Oliva

Obverse


Obverse legend : DIVO AVGVSTO.
Obverse description : Tête radiée d'Auguste à droite (O).
Obverse translation : “Divo Augusto”, (Au divin Auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : CONSECRATIO.
Reverse description : Une offrande brûlant sur un autel rectangulaire à caissons.
Reverse translation : “Consecratio”, (Consécration).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3. Autel à deux caissons.

Historical background


DIVI restitution of Trajan Decius

(251)

In the course of the year 251, Trajan Decius proceeded to the issue antoninianii restoring the good emperors of the past two centuries. He did make a general revision of previous funds that were already most affected since the reign of Philip, except very few emissions donativa. Sometimes meet antoninianii Overstrikes money on Trajan to Marcus Aurelius. The list includes emperors returned to the first century: Auguste, Vespasian, Titus and Nerva, and the second century Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius, Commodus, Septimius Severus and Alexander Severus in the third century. Neither Tiberius nor Claude not found in the list of good emperors. Those civil wars of 68 and 193 do not form part of this portrait gallery. If it is normal not to find Caligula, Nero and Caracalla, the presence of chest is more surprising, the rehabilitation of 195 Septimius Severus having won the "Damnatio Memoriae".

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