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E-auction 518-432618 - brm_596739 - MAGNENTIUS Maiorina, (MB, Æ 2) Imitation

MAGNENTIUS Maiorina, (MB, Æ 2) Imitation AU
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Estimate : 195 €
Price : 72 €
Maximum bid : 101 €
End of the sale : 20 March 2023 14:26:30
bidders : 10 bidders
Type : Maiorina, (MB, Æ 2) Imitation
Date: 351-08/352
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : copper
Diameter : 21,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 5,00 g.
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan un peu court sur la légende de droit; Beau portrait particulier de Magnence. Revers fortement stylisé. Très jolie patine vert clair
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : D N MAGNEN-[TIVS P F AVG] /A|-.
Obverse description : Buste tête nue, drapé et cuirassé de Magnence à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A°).
Obverse translation : “Dominus Noster Magnentius Pius Felix Augustus”, (Notre seigneur Magnence pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE/ VOT/ V/ MVLT/ X/ // RPLC.
Reverse description : Deux Victoires debout face à face tenant à deux un bouclier inscrit en quatre lignes posé sur une colonne.
Reverse translation : "Victoriæ Dominorum Nostrorum Augusti et Cæsari / Votis quinquennalibus Multis decennalibus", (Aux Victoires de notre auguste et de notre césar/ Vœux pour le cinquième anniversaire de règne et plus pour le dixième anniversaire à venir).


Imitation. Poids lourd. Légende du revers rétrograde ainsi que la marque d’atelier. Les traits du visage de Magnence sont soulignés d’un trait en brodure de la chevelure.

Historical background



Magnentius was proclaimed on January 18 350, thanks to its speed and significant diplomatic activity that allowed him to take over Britain, Gaul, Italy and the Balkans, but he only succeeded not to be recognized by Constantius II. Magnence suffered a severe defeat at Mursa in September 351. Forced to retreat, he loses Italy the following year before seeing Gaul invaded by General Constance. Beaten Mount Seleucus near Gap, he committed suicide in Lyon August 10 353.

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