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Live auction - brm_361965 - LIBIUS SEVERUS Tremissis

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Estimate : 2 500 €
Price : 1 850 €
Maximum bid : 2 000 €
End of the sale : 29 September 2015 15:18:17
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Tremissis
Date: c. 461-465
Mint name / Town : Toulouse
Metal : gold
Diameter : 14,5 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 1,48 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan parfaitement centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Frappe molle au revers. Jolie patine de collection, granuleuse au revers
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection MG


Obverse legend : D N SEVER-VS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé, drapé et cuirassé de Libius Sévérus à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A'c) ; diadème perlé et gemmé.
Obverse translation : “Dominus Noster Libius Severus Pius Felix Augustus”, (Notre seigneur Libius Severus pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : VICTORI-A AVGGG/ -|-// COMOB.
Reverse description : Victoire stylisée debout à gauche, drapée, les ailes déployées, tenant une longue croix de la main droite.
Reverse translation : “Victoria Augustorum”, (La Victoire des augustes).


Semble de mêmes coins que l’exemplaire reproduit dans le Roman Imperial Coinage, (n° 3757, pl. 78, provenant d’une vente Numismatic Fine Arts3, automne 1974, n° 133).

Historical background


(19/11/461-25/09/465) Libius Severus

Autonomous coinage of the Visigoths in Toulouse

Libius Severus succeeded Majorien and was proclaimed emperor at the instigation of Ricimer 19 November 461. The real power is actually in the hands of Ricimer. Libius Severus disappears from the political scene four years later, may be liquidated by his boss. The West will remain nearly two years without an emperor holder.

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