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E-auction 314-231661 - MAXIMINUS II Follis ou nummus

MAXIMINUS II Follis ou nummus XF
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Estimate : 40 €
Price : 23 €
Maximum bid : 35 €
End of the sale : 22 April 2019 14:26:00
bidders : 9 bidders
Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 313
Mint name / Town : Nicomedia
Metal : copper
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 5,09 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire présentant une jolie tête de Maximin II au droit. Patine vert foncé. Flan idéalement centré. Beau revers. Usure régulière
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : Tête laurée de Maximin II Auguste à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Galerius Valerius Maximinus Pius Felix Augustus”, (L’empereur césar Galère Valère Maximin pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : IOVI CONS-ERVATORI/ -|A//SMN.
Reverse description : Jupiter nu debout à gauche, le manteau tombant sur les épaules, tenant un globe nicéphore de la main droite et un sceptre long de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Iovi Conservatori”, (À Jupiter protecteur).

Historical background

Maximin II DAIA

(1/05/305-04/313) Caius Galerius Valerius Maximinus

August (310-04/313)

Maximin II, nephew of Galerius, Caesar became May 1 305. After the death of Constantius I Chlorine 25 July 306, he did not become august and remained subject to Galerius. Following the conference Carnuntum in November 308, it is only Filius Augustorum while Licinius I becomes directly august. It was not until the following year that Maximin II will take the title of august. After the death of Galerius in May 311, it is the oldest surviving tetrarchs. He quarreled with Licinius and Constantine, while he tries to get closer to Maxence. After 312, Licinius turns against him and he is finally removed in 313.

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