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brm_623330 - PROBUS Aurelianus

PROBUS Aurelianus MS
120.00 €(Approx. 139.20$ | 100.80£)
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Type : Aurelianus
Date: novembre - décembre
Date: 276
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 21,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,87 g.
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire, centré. Très beau buste de style fin. Revers bien venu à la frappe. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant du trésor de Guercheville

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Probus à droite drapé sur l’épaule, vu de trois quarts en avant (B01).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Marcus Aurelius Probus Augustus”, (L'empereur césar Marc Aurèle Probus auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : ORIE-NS AVG/ -|-// I.
Reverse description : Sol (le Soleil) nu, le manteau flottant sur l’épaule, marchant à gauche, levant la main droite et tenant un globe de la main gauche ; à ses pieds, de chaque côté, un captif assis dos à dos, les mains liées dans le dos.
Reverse translation : “Oriens Augusti”, (L'Orient de l'auguste).

Historical background


Probus

(06-07/276-09/282) Marcus Aurelius Probus

Probus was born August 19 232 Sirmium. He leads a distinguished military career in the reigns between Valerian I and Tacitus. He was commander of the Eastern Army in the death of Tacitus, immediately proclaimed emperor and triumphs easily Florien is murdered. This is serious. The Rhine-Danube limes yielded under the pressure of the Germanic invasions. Probus restore peace in Gaul, Germania and Raetia in which he inflicted a severe defeat on the Germanic peoples in Thrace where he crushed the Sarmatians and Scythians in Asia Minor that cleans looters and pirates Pamphylians finally in Africa where he puts an end to raids Blemmyes. In 280, he signed peace with Vahram II Sassanid monarch. He must face the theft of Saturninus, Proculus and Bonosus. Probus, having triumphed over all his enemies, returned to Rome in 281 and celebrated his victories. Before preparing a new expedition against the Sassanids, he fell under the blows of his own soldiers at Sirmium in 282.

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