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brm_710797 - POSTUMUS Double sesterce

POSTUMUS Double sesterce VF
70.00  €
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Prix promo : 59.50 €(Approx. 64.86$ | 49.39£)
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Type : Double sesterce
Date: 261-263
Mint name / Town : Atelier II
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 13,05 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie légèrement décentrée au revers. Joli buste. Usure importante mais régulière. Patine marron
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Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP C M CASS LAT 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 Marcus Cassius Latinius Postumus Pius Felix Augustus", (L’empereur césar Marcus Cassius Latinius Postume pieux et heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : VICTORIAE AVG -/-//S C.
Reverse description : Deux Victoriæ (Victoires) posant un bouclier sur un palmier au pied duquel sont assis deux captifs, les mains liées dans le dos.
Reverse translation : "Victoriæ Augusti", (À la Victoire de l'auguste).

Historical background


POSTUME

(06-07/260-06/269)

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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