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E-auction 342-256663 - MAXENTIUS Follis ou nummus

MAXENTIUS Follis ou nummus AU
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Estimate : 80 €
Price : 67 €
Maximum bid : 200 €
End of the sale : 04 November 2019 14:18:30
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: fin été
Date: 307
Mint name / Town : Ticinum
Metal : copper
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 8,25 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire, notamment au revers ! Patine marron
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : MAXENTIVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Maxence à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Maxentius Pius Felix Augustus”, (Maxence pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : CONSERVATORES VRB SVAE// PT.
Reverse description : Temple hexastyle avec fronton triangulaire décoré de statues ; à l’intérieur, statue de Rome casquée et drapée assise sur un bouclier à gauche, tenant un globe et une haste.
Reverse translation : “Conservatores Urbis Suæ”, (Les protecteurs de leur ville).

Commentary


Fronton avec une couronne. Ce type, avec le revers présentant uniquement la statue de Rome, reste beaucoup plus rare !.

Historical background


MAXENCE

(28/10/306-28/10/312) Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maxentius

August (04/307-28/10/312)

Maxentius, son of Maximian, was proclaimed Caesar 28 October 306 in Rome, and took the title of Filius Augustorum. In 307, he was proclaimed august, controlling Italy and Africa with the help of Maximian. In 308, he lost Africa with the revolt of Alexander. At the conference of Carnuntum, he was declared a public enemy, but managed to stay in Italy until 312, the year of his defeat at the Milvian Bridge, near Rome, where he met his death by drowning in the Tiber.

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