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E-auction 347-261058 - POSTUMUS Double sesterce

POSTUMUS Double sesterce XF/VF
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Estimate : 195 €
Price : 44 €
Maximum bid : 65 €
End of the sale : 09 December 2019 14:09:00
bidders : 10 bidders
Type : Double sesterce
Date: 261-263
Mint name / Town : Atelier II
Metal : copper
Diameter : 30,5 mm
Weight : 22,56 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Beau portrait. Fine patine noire. Flan épais mais irrégulier. Double frappe au revers
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Selon le classement de Daniel Gricourt et Dominique Hollard, exemplaire de la première phase, graveur C

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 heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : LAETITIA// AVG.
Reverse description : Galère voguant à droite avec quatre rameurs.
Reverse translation : "Lætitia Augusti", (La Joie de l'auguste).

Commentary


Importante double frappe au revers !.

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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