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E-auction 347-261106 - LICINIUS I Follis ou nummus

LICINIUS I Follis ou nummus MS
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Estimate : 75 €
Price : 30 €
Maximum bid : 30 €
End of the sale : 09 December 2019 14:33:00
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: début
Date: 313
Mint name / Town : Siscia
Metal : copper
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,00 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle sur un flan bien centré. Belle tête de Licinius Ier. Joli revers. Belle patine marron lissée. Conserve l’intégralité de son brillant de frappe et de son coupant d’origine
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP LICINIVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Licinius Ier à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Licinius Pius Felix Augustus”, (L’empereur Licinius pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IOVI CON-SERVATORI/ -|A // SIS.
Reverse description : Jupiter nicéphore nu, debout à gauche, le manteau sur l’épaule, tenant un globe nicéphore de la main droite et un sceptre long de la gauche ; un aigle dans le champ à gauche, tournant la tête à droite.
Reverse translation : “Iovi Conservatori”, (À Jupiter protecteur).

Commentary


Un seul ruban bouleté. Émission intermédiaire au 1/84 L. Cet exemplaire s’est vendu 140€ avec trois offres sur un maximum à 228€.

Historical background


I LICINIUS

(11/08/308-09/324) Valerius Licinianus Licinius

Licinius I was proclaimed august directly following the conference Carnuntum 11 November 308. In 313, after the edict of Milan, he married the half-sister of Constantine, Constantia. 316 took place the first war between Constantine and Licinius, which ended with the death of Valens and the signing of a peace between the two august. April 1 317 were created three Caesars: Crispus, Constantine II and Licinius II. A second war broke out between Constantine and Licinius in 321, which ended in the decisive defeat of Chrysopolis 324 and the deposition of Licinius who was exiled in Thessaloniki before being executed the following year.

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