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Live auction - brm_466507 - DIVI consecration of TRAJANUS DECIUS Antoninien

DIVI consecration of TRAJANUS DECIUS Antoninien AU
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Estimate : 450 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 06 March 2018 15:56:32
Type : Antoninien
Date: 251
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 400 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,34 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un ovale bien centré des deux côtés. Belle tête de Commode. Revers bien venu à la frappe. Jolie patine de collection avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection C. Oliva


Obverse legend : DIVO C-OMMODO.
Obverse description : Tête radiée de Commode à droite (O).
Obverse translation : "Divo Commodo", (Au Divin Commode).


Reverse legend : CONSECRATIO.
Reverse description : Autel allumé posé sur trois degrés à caissons compartimentés.
Reverse translation : "Consecratio", (Consécration).


Poids léger. Rubans de type 1. Deux caissons compartimentés au revers.

Historical background

DIVI restitution of Trajan Decius


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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