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brm_324681 - GALLIENUS Antoninien

GALLIENUS Antoninien AU/XF
150.00 €(Approx. 165.00$ | 126.00£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: automne 253 - début 254
Date: 253-254
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 250 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,09 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire avec un superbe portrait mais un important trêflage de la légende de revers. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Gallien à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (B).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Cæsar Publius Licinius Gallienus Augustus", (L’empereur césar Publius Licinius Gallien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : CONCORDIA MILIT.
Reverse description : Concordia (la Concorde) debout à gauche, tenant une patère de la main droite et une corne d’abondance de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Concordia Militum”, (La Concorde des armées).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3. Type rarissime qu’il est ici difficile de lire au revers avec le trêflage. Cependant, la corne d’abondance simple et non doublée permet de rattacher la monnaie au MIR 17v.

Historical background


Gallien

(07/253-08 or 09/268) Publius Licinius Egnatius Gallienus

Co-emperor with Valerian I. (07/253-06/260)

Gallienus, son of Valerian I, was born in 218. He immediately joined by his father to power and charge the West, while his father went to East. He won a brilliant victory over the Germans and consolidate the Rhine-Danube limes. After the capture of Valerian in the East, Gallien faces on all fronts. The empire broke. Gaul, Spain, Germany and Britain secede with Posthumus that was first eliminated Salonin, the son of Gallienus. It is the usurpation of Macrian and Quietus in the East. Gallien will spend the last eight years of his life trying to put the pieces of this empire. Finally, he was assassinated in September 268 under the walls of Milan while besieging Aureolus, the master of the cavalry, who had revolted.

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