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Live auction - bby_470460 - PHILIPPICUS BARDANES Semissis

PHILIPPICUS BARDANES Semissis AU
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Estimate : 3 500 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 06 March 2018 16:16:36
Type : Semissis
Date: 711-713
Mint name / Town : Constantinople
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 1000 ‰
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,06 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale bien centré des deux côtés. Beau portrait de Philippicus
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : D N FILEPICYS MYL-TYS AN.
Obverse description : Buste couronné de Philippicus de face, vêtu du loros, tenant un globe crucigère de la main droite et un scipio de la main gauche surmonté d’un aigle.
Obverse translation : “Dominus Noster Filepicus Multus Anni”, (Notre seigneur Phlippicus pour de nombreuses années).

Reverse


Reverse legend : VICTORIA - AVGYS.
Reverse description : Croix potencée posée sur un globe.
Reverse translation : “Victoria Augusti”, (La victoire de l’auguste).

Commentary


Un minuscule petit grafitti dans le champ gauche du revers (pi). Ce type semble plus rare que ne le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux. C’est la première fois que nous proposons ce type à la vente.

Historical background


Philippicus Bardanes

(4/11/711- 3/06/713

Philippicus, Armenian, revolted against the arbitrary power of Justinian II. The revolt was born in Cherson Justinian was punished for being the place of his detention. Bardanes marched on Constantinople and Justinian II and his son, Tiberius were put to death. Favorablz the Monophysite heresy, he found himself deprived of many supporters in the West, especially in Rome. Very soon Philippicus had to face the double threat of Bulgarians with their khan Tervel, former ally of Justinian II during his resettlement in Constantinople in 705 that reached almost to the walls of the capital and facing the Muslim danger marked points and continued their efforts to undermine Asia Minor. Finally, the emperor was deposed, blinded and sent to a monastery where he died soon.

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