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brm_914625 - GALERIUS Follis ou nummus

GALERIUS Follis ou nummus AU
125.00 €(Approx. 133.75$ | 105.00£)
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Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 300
Mint name / Town : Aquilée
Metal : copper
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 11,18 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Superbe exemplaire, idéalement centré. Très joli revers de style fin. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Galère césar à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : "Maximianus Nobilissimus Cæsar", (Maximien très noble césar).

Reverse


Reverse legend : SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR// AQ.
Reverse description : Moneta (la Monnaie) debout à gauche, tenant une balance de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la gauche.
Reverse legend : G.
Reverse translation : "Sacra Moneta Augustorum et Cæsarum Nostrorum" (Monnaie sacrée de nos augustes et de nos césars).

Commentary


Rubans de type 2 aux extrémités bouletées.

Historical background


GALERIUS

(1/03/293-5/05/311)

Caesar

Galère is of humble origin. Chosen as Caesar on March 1 or May 1, 293, he was subordinate to Diocletian to help him govern the East. Galerius suffered a crushing defeat in 296 against the Sassanids but the following year he defeated Narses. According to Lactantius, he was at the origin of the persecution of Christians in 302-303. During Diocletian's illness, he pushes the latter to abdicate. Diocletian and Maximian leave power on May 1, 305 to Galerius and Constance, who become augusts. The last six years of his life, he watched helplessly as the political regime created by Diocletian: the Tetrarchy crumbled. He died on May 5, 311 after having interrupted the persecution against Christians five days earlier..

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