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brm_669106 - POSTUMUS Antoninien

POSTUMUS Antoninien AU/XF
50.00 €(Approx. 58.00$ | 42.00£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 260-261
Mint name / Town : Trèves
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 200 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,04 g.
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie idéalement centrée présentant un très joli buste de Postume. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant du trésor de Guercheville

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 : FIDES - MI-LITVM.
Reverse description : Fides (la Fidélité) drapée, debout à gauche, tenant une enseigne militaire dans chaque main.
Reverse translation : “Fides Militum”, (La Fidélité des soldats).

Commentary


Poids léger.

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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