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v21_3113 - HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS Antoninien

MONNAIES 21 (2004)
Starting price : 0.00 €
Estimate : 200.00 €
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 251
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 400 ‰
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 4,07 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 4e
Emission: 6e-7e
Coments on the condition:
Beau portrait. Flan large, légèrement ovale. Une patine grise recouvre l’ensemble de la pièce. Faiblesse de frappe au revers sur la légende
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB C.
Obverse description : Buste radié et drapé d'Hérennius Étruscus César à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A21).
Obverse translation : "Quintus Herennius Etruscus Messius Decius Nobilissimus Cæsar", (Quintus Hérennius Étruscus Messius Dèce très noble césar).


Reverse legend : CONCORDIA AVGG.
Reverse description : Deux mains jointes.
Reverse translation : "Concordia Augustorum", (La Concorde des augustes).

Historical background

Herennius etruscus

(250-06/251 spring)

Son of Trajan Decius - Caesar

Herennius received the title of Caesar in the course of the year 250 and became august at the time of his departure from Rome, in April or May 251, the Goths to fight with his father. There was killed. Trajan Decius was the first emperor to die in combat. Christians saw it as a sign of divine vengeance.

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