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brm_839993 - FLORIANUS Aurelianus

FLORIANUS Aurelianus XF/AU
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Price : 70.00 €
Type : Aurelianus
Date: août
Date: 276
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 20,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,73 g.
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie idéalement centrée. Très joli revers ainsi qu’un revers agréable. Patine foncée

Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse legend : PROVIDENTIA AVG/ -|-// III.
Reverse description : Providentia (la Providence) drapée, debout à gauche, tenant un bâton placé au-dessus d’un globe de la main droite et un sceptre long de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Providentia Augusti”, (La Providence de l’auguste).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3.

Historical background


FLORIANUS

(06-08/276)

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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