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brm_631583 - MAGNENTIUS Maiorina

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Type : Maiorina
Date: 352
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,24 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Usure importante mais exemplaire parfaitement identifiable. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :


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


Reverse legend : VICT DD NN AVG ET CAES/ VOT/ V/ MVLT/ X/ */ RT.
Reverse description : Deux Victoires debout face à face, tenant à deux un bouclier inscrit en quatre lignes surmonté d’un chrisme.
Reverse translation : "Victoriae Dominorum Augusti et Caesari/ Votis Quinquennalia Multis Decennalia", (Aux victoires de notre auguste et de notre césar/ Voeux pour le cinquième anniversaire de règne et plus pour le dixième anniversaire à venir).

Historical background


(18/01/350-10/08/353) Flavius Magnus Magnentius

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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