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Live auction - brm_430834 - CIVIL WARS (VINDEX) Denier

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Estimate : 3 000 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 13 June 2017 14:47:18
Type : Denier
Date: mars - mai
Date: 68
Mint name / Town : Vienne
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 800 ‰
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 3,34 g.
Rarity : INÉDIT
Catalogue references :
C.- - RIC.- - BMC/RE.- - BN/R.- - RCV.- - MRK.- - ACIP


Obverse legend : PACI P R.
Obverse description : Deux mains jointes tenant un caducée.
Obverse translation : “Paci Populus Romanus”, (de la paix du Peuple romain).


Reverse legend : S P Q R.
Reverse description : Légende dans une couronne de chêne.
Reverse translation : “Senatus Populus Que Romanus”, (le Sénat et le Peuple romain).


Poids léger. Semble complètement inédit et non répertorié. Manque à tous les ouvrages consultés. Semble de la plus insigne rareté.

Historical background


(03-05/68) Caius Julius Vindex

Caius Julius Vindex, propraetor Lyonnaise entered into rebellion against Nero in March 68. The legions of Germany remained loyal to the Emperor and Verginius Rufus defeated in May Gallic troops. Before disappearing, Vindex had appealed to Galba was in Spain.

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