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brm_236574 - GALLIENUS Antoninien

GALLIENUS Antoninien AU
54.00 €(Approx. 57.78$ | 46.44£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 257-258
Mint name / Town : Trèves
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 250 ‰
Diameter : 20,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,88 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire idéalement centré sur un flan ovale. Très beau portrait mais revers mou. Patine grise
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Obverse


Obverse legend : GALLIENVS. P. F. AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Gallien à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (B).
Obverse translation : “Gallienus Pius Felix Augustus”, (Gallien pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : GERMANICVS MAX V.
Reverse description : Trophée d’armes avec un captif de chaque côté.
Reverse translation : “Germanicus Maximus quintum”, (Vainqueur des Germains pour la cinquième fois).

Commentary


Poids léger. Avec son argenture.

Historical background


GALLIENUS

(07/253-08 or 09/268)

Augustus with Valerian I

Gallien, the son of Valérien I, was born in 218. He was immediately associated by his father with power and was in charge of the West, while his father went to the East. He won a brilliant victory over the Germans and consolidated the Rheno-Danubian limes. After the capture of Valérien in the East, Gallien must face on all fronts. The Empire breaks up. Gaul, Spain, Germania and Brittany secede with Postumus, who first eliminated Salonin, son of Gallien. It is the usurpation of Macrianus and Quietus in the East. Gallien will spend the last eight years of his life trying to put the pieces of this empire back together. Finally, he was assassinated in September 268 under the walls of Milan while besieging Aureolus, the master of the Cavalry, who revolted.

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