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brm_550621 - POSTUMUS Double sesterce

POSTUMUS Double sesterce VF
100.00 €(Approx. 121.00$ | 89.00£)
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Type : Double sesterce
Date: 266-267
Mint name / Town : Atelier II
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 13,39 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie à l’usure importante, bien centré, qui reste bien identifiable. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection C.N.


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 Cassianus Latinius Postumus Pius Felix Augustus”, (L'empereur césar Marcus Cassianus Latinius Postume pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : [LAETITIA// AVG].
Reverse description : Galère voguant à gauche avec rameurs.
Reverse translation : “Lætitia Augusti”, (La Joie de l'auguste).

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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