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E-auction 500-410402 - brm_488395 - MAGNENTIUS Maiorina, (MB, Æ 2)

MAGNENTIUS Maiorina, (MB, Æ 2) AU
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Estimate : 100 €
Price : 37 €
Maximum bid : 37 €
End of the sale : 14 November 2022 14:19:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Maiorina, (MB, Æ 2)
Date: 352-353
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : copper
Diameter : 20,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,91 g.
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Petit flan épais bien centré. Joli buste. Patine marron
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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


Reverse legend : VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES/ VOT/ V/ MVLT/ X/ */SV// RPLC.
Reverse description : Deux Victoires debout face à face tenant toutes deux un bouclier inscrit en quatre lignes.
Reverse translation : “Victoriæ Dominorum 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).

Historical background


MAGNENTIUS

(01/18/350-08/10/353)

Magnentius was proclaimed on January 18, 350 thanks to his speed and significant diplomatic activity which allowed him to seize Brittany, Gaul, Italy and part of the Balkans. However, he failed to gain recognition from Constantius II. Magnentius suffered a severe defeat at Mursa in September 351. Forced to retreat, he lost Italy the following year before seeing Gaul invaded by the generals of Constance. Beaten at Mount Seleucus near Gap, he committed suicide in Lyon on August 10, 353.

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