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E-auction 248-170803 - MAXIMUS CAESAR Sesterce

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Estimate : 375 €
Price : 121 €
Maximum bid : 123 €
End of the sale : 15 January 2018 14:35:30
bidders : 11 bidders
Type : Sesterce
Date: début - été
Date: 236
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 30,50 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 19,69 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 6e
Coments on the condition:
Patine vert foncé. Beau buste de Maxime au droit. Flan bien centré des deux côtés. Champ légèrement gratté devant le buste au droit
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : C IVL VERVS MAXIMVS CAES.
Obverse description : Buste drapé, tête nue de Maxime à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A°21) ; portrait B.
Obverse translation : “Caius Iulius Verus Maximus Cæsar”, (Caius Jules Vérus Maxime césar).


Reverse legend : PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS/ S|C.
Reverse description : Maxime tête nue, en habit militaire, debout de face, regardant à gauche, tenant une baguette de la main droite et une haste transversale de la gauche ; à droite, deux enseignes militaires.
Reverse translation : “Principi Iuventutis”, (Au Prince de la jeunesse).


Poids léger. Portrait militaire.

Historical background


(238) Caius Iulius Verus Maximus

Caesar (236-238)

Maxime is the son of Maximin and Pauline. He received the title of Caesar 236 and the prince of youth. After the victory of Maximin I Thrace on the Germans, it is associated with his father, who received the title of Germanicus. Maxime is murdered with his father, near Aquileia, to April 15 238.

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