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brm_692916 - POSTUMUS Antoninien

POSTUMUS Antoninien AU
150.00 €(Approx. 174.00$ | 126.00£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 266
Mint name / Town : Trèves
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 100 ‰
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,24 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Très joli revers. Fine usure superficielle. Patine grise
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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 : FIDES EXERCITVS.
Reverse description : Quatre enseignes militaires dont la troisième en partant de la gauche est surmontée d’une aigle.
Reverse translation : “Fides Exercitus”, (La Fidélité de l’armée).

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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