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brm_603274 - GALERIUS Follis ou nummus

GALERIUS Follis ou nummus AU
100.00 €(Approx. 116.00$ | 84.00£)
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Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 299-303
Mint name / Town : Carthage
Metal : copper
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 9,91 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale à l’usure très superficielle. La monnaie a conservé son argenture. Patine grise
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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 : SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART//.
Reverse description : Carthage debout de face, la tête tournée à gauche, drapée, tenant des fruits dans chaque main.
Reverse legend : D.
Reverse translation : "Saluis Augustoribus et Cæsaribus Felicitas Karthago" (La bienheureuse Carthage, pour le salut des césars et des augustes).

Historical background


GALÈRE

(1/03/293-5/05/311) Galerius Valerius Maximianus

Caesar (1/03/293-1/05/305)

Galley was of humble origin. Chosen as Caesar March 1 or May 1 293, it is subject to Diocletian to help govern the East. Galley suffered a crushing defeat in 296 against the Sassanids, but the following year he defeated Narses. According to Lactantius, it is the cause of the persecution of Christians in 302-303. During the illness of Diocletian, he pushes it to abdicate. Diocletian and Maximian leave office on May 1 305 Galerius and Constantius become august. The last six years of his life, he will helplessly the disintegration of the political system created by Diocletian Tetrarchy. He died May 5 after stopping 311, five days before the persecution against Christians.

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