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E-auction 488-399052 - brm_709162 - LICINIUS II Follis ou nummus

LICINIUS II Follis ou nummus XF/VF
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Estimate : 35 €
Price : 8 €
Maximum bid : 10 €
End of the sale : 22 August 2022 14:31:30
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 318-320
Mint name / Town : Héraclée
Metal : copper
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 3,4 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie bien centrée frappée sur un flan large, avec un très joli buste au droit. Patine hétérogène
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : D N VAL LICIN LICINIVS NOB C.
Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Licinius II à gauche, vu de trois quarts en avant, tenant la mappa (B*17v.).
Obverse translation : "Dominus Noster Valerius Licinianus Licinius Nobilissimus cæsar", (Notre seigneur Valerius Licinianus Licinius très noble césar).


Reverse legend : PROVIDEN-TIAE CAESS/ -|.// SMH(DELTA).
Reverse description : Porte de camp surmontée de trois tours.
Reverse translation : "Providentia Cæsarum", (À la Providence des césars).

Historical background




Licinius II, the son of Licinius I and Constantia, therefore nephew of Constantine I, was raised to césarat March 1 317 at the same time as his cousins ​​Crispus and Constantine II. After the defeat of his father in 324, he escaped with his life, but was stifled two years later.

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