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E-auction 347-261078 - LICINIUS I Follis ou nummus

LICINIUS I Follis ou nummus AU/VF
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Estimate : 35 €
Price : 12 €
Maximum bid : 15 €
End of the sale : 09 December 2019 14:19:00
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 315
Mint name / Town : Alexandria
Metal : copper
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,06 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire bien centré à l’usure régulière avec une patine marron foncé granuleuse
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Licinius Ier à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Valerius Licinianus Licinius Pius Felix Augustus”, (L'empereur césar Valère Licinianus Licinius pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IOVI CONSER-VATORI AVGG/ (COURONNE)/-|B/N// ALE.
Reverse description : Jupiter debout à gauche, lauré, la chlamyde sur l'épaule gauche, tenant un globe nicéphore de la main droite et un sceptre long de la main gauche ; à ses pieds, un aigle debout à gauche, tournant la tête à droite, tenant dans son bec une couronne ; en haut dans le champ à droite, une couronne.
Reverse translation : “Iovi Conservatori Augustorum”, (À Jupiter protecteur des augustes).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3 aux extrémités bouletées.

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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