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brm_323477 - POSTUMUS Double sesterce

POSTUMUS Double sesterce VF
160.00 €(Approx. 174.40$ | 132.80£)
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Type : Double sesterce
Date: 266-267
Mint name / Town : Atelier II
Metal : copper
Diameter : 23,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 4,65 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan gravé à l’aide de petits coins ! Joli droit. Patine marron foncé
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Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS AG (SIC!).
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Postume à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Caesar Marcus Cassius Latinius Postumus Augustus", (L’empereur césar Marcus Cassius Latinius Postume auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : RESTITOR GALLIAP (SIC!).
Reverse description : Postume en habit militaire, debout à gauche, tenant une haste pointée vers le haut de la main gauche et relevant de la main droite la Gaule agenouillée qui tient, elle aussi, une haste pointée vers le haut de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : "Restitutor Galliarum", (Le Restaurateur des Gaules).

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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