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brm_235505 - PROBUS Aurelianus

PROBUS Aurelianus XF
45.00 €(Approx. 49.50$ | 39.60£)
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Type : Aurelianus
Date: septembre - décembre
Date: 281
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 4,30 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire idéalement centré sur un flan épais. Usure régulière. Patine grise
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Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP C PROBVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié de Probus à droite, avec cuirasse et pan de paludamentum, vu de trois quarts en avant (B01).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Cæsar Probus Pius Felix Augustus", (L’empereur césar Probus pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : FELIC-I-T TEMP/ - |-// II.
Reverse description : Felicitas (la Félicité) drapée, à gauche, tenant un caducée de la main droite et un sceptre de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Felicitas Temporum”, (La Félicité des temps).

Commentary


Poids lourd. Avec son argenture superficielle. Rubans de type 3. Cuirasse lisse. Épaulière cloutée. Ptéryges fines.

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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