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brm_528678 - POSTUMUS Antoninien

POSTUMUS Antoninien AU
90.00 €(Approx. 99.00$ | 80.10£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 263-265
Mint name / Town : Trèves
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 100 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 8 h.
Weight : 3,95 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré. Beau buste de Postume. La Monnaie est bien venue à la frappe. Patine de collection ancienne
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Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Postume à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Cæsar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus", (L’empereur césar Postume pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : MONET-A AVG.
Reverse description : Moneta (la Monnaie) drapée, debout à gauche, tenant une balance de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Moneta Augusti”, (La Monnaie de l'auguste).

Commentary


Poids lourd.

Historical background


POSTUME

(06-07/260-06/269) Marcus Cassianius Latinius Postumus

Posthumus seizes purple eliminating Salonin, the son of Gallien he had custody. He reigns over Gaul, Britain and Spain. Posthumus has he toyed with the idea of ​​conquering the Roman Empire? Gallien, twice, will try to regain the "pars occidentalis" Empire without success. Posthumus will remain in power for nine years before perishing murdered for refusing bag Mainz, the city which had supported thelink.

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