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brm_226245 - POSTUMUS Antoninien

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Type : Antoninien
Date: 2e moitié
Date: 268
Mint name / Town : Trèves
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,46 g.
Coments on the condition:
Usure importante au droit. Joli revers. Exemplaire nettoyé
Catalogue references :


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 legend : ORI-E-NS AVG/ P|- // -.
Reverse description : Sol radié, nu, courant à gauche, le manteau flottant sur l'épaule gauche, levant la main droite et tenant un fouet de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Oriens Augusti” (L'Orient de l'auguste).


Poids lourd. Rubans de type 3. Ptéryges invisibles sous le paludamentum.

Historical background


(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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