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brm_686324 - GALLIENUS Antoninien

GALLIENUS Antoninien XF
50.00 €(Approx. 56.50$ | 42.50£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 263-264
Mint name / Town : Milan
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 100 ‰
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,08 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale, centré. Usure régulière. Joli revers. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection J. H

Obverse


Obverse legend : GALLIENVS AVG.
Obverse description : Tête radiée de Gallien à droite (O).
Obverse translation : “Gallienus Augustus”, (Gallien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : APOLLO CONSER.
Reverse description : Apollon nu debout de face, tourné à gauche, portant sa main droite à la tête, la main gauche appuyée sur sa lyre qui repose sur une colonne.
Reverse translation : “Apollo Conservator”, (Apollon Conservateur).

Historical background


Gallien

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

August (06/260-08 ou 09/268)

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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