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E-auction 493-403444 - brm_545001 - FLORIANUS Aurelianus

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Estimate : 180 €
Price : 180 €
Maximum bid : 225 €
End of the sale : 26 September 2022 14:13:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Aurelianus
Date: mai - juin
Date: 276
Mint name / Town : Siscia
Metal : bronze
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,55 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire idéalement centré des deux côtés. Métal piqué au droit mais joli buste. Revers à l’usure régulière. Patine marron
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP C M AN FLORIANVS P AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Florien à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A2).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Marcus Annius Florianus Pius Augustus”, (L'empereur césar Marc Annius Florien pieux auguste).


Reverse legend : FORTVNA REDVX // V.
Reverse description : Fortuna (la Fortune) debout à gauche, tenant un gouvernail de la main droite et une corne d’abondance de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Fortuna Redux”, (Le retour de la Fortune).

Historical background



Florian, prefect of the praetorium of Tacitus, is certainly not his brother or half-brother because he does not wear the same gentile as him (Claudius/Annius). He cannot stay in power because Probus is acclaimed emperor. He is assassinated by his own soldiers in Tarsus. The coinage continues to be minted after his death, possibly until late September or early October.

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