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E-auction 357-270271 - MAXIMINUS II Follis ou nummus

MAXIMINUS II Follis ou nummus AU/XF
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Estimate : 95 €
Price : 20 €
Maximum bid : 20 €
End of the sale : 17 February 2020 14:28:00
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 313
Mint name / Town : Siscia
Metal : copper
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 8 h.
Weight : 7,04 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 8e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan irrégulier. Belle tête de Maximin II. Revers inhabituel. Patine marron foncé avec des reflets métalliques
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP MAXIMINVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Maximin II Auguste à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Maximinus Pius Felix Augustus", (L’empereur Maximin pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IOVI CO-NSE-RVATORI -|E/H// SIS.
Reverse description : Jupiter nu, le manteau sur l'épaule gauche, debout à gauche tenant un globe nicéphore de la main droite et un sceptre de la gauche ; à ses pieds, un aigle à gauche, la tête tournée à droite, tenant une couronne dans son bec.
Reverse translation : "Iovi Conservatori Augustorum Nostrorum", (À Jupiter conservateur de nos augustes).

Commentary


Avec son argenture superficielle. Rubans de type 2 aux extrémités bouletées.

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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