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Live auction - brm_417148 - AEMILIANUS Antoninien

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Estimate : 750 €
Price : 545 €
Maximum bid : 810 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 14:52:09
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: 253
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 350 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,82 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle pour cet empereur sur un flan parfaitement centré avec les grènetis visibles. Portrait de toute beauté. Petite faiblesse de frappe au revers. Jolie patine grise avec des reflets mordorés. Conserve l’intégralité de son brillant de frappe et de son coupant d’origine au droit


Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé d'Émilien à droite vu de trois quarts en arrière (A2).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Æmilianus Pius Felix Augustus”, (L’empereur Émilien pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : MARTI PRO-PVGT.
Reverse description : Mars casqué et vêtu militairement debout à gauche, appuyé de la main droite sur son bouclier reposant devant lui et tenant de la main gauche une haste renversée.
Reverse translation : “Marti Propugnatori”, (À Mars protecteur).


Poids lourd. Un seul ruban visible.

Historical background


(04-07/253) Marcus Æmilius Æmilianus

Emilia was governor of Moesia in 252, when Trebonianus Galle gave him the mission to push the Goths who had broken the Danubian limes. Emilian successful and he was proclaimed emperor by his troops. He walked over Italy and defeated Trebonianus Galle and Volusien Terni. Recognized by the Senate, he was finally assassinated in Spoleto by his soldiers who joined Valerian I..

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