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Live auction - brm_549657 - PUPIENUS Denier

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Estimate : 450 €
Price : 280 €
Maximum bid : 281 €
End of the sale : 29 October 2019 14:53:17
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier
Date: 238
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 500 ‰
Diameter : 20,5 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 2,81 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Flan large, bien centré des deux côtés. Très joli buste de Pupien, quasi TTB+. Joli revers à l’usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP C M CLOD PVPIENVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré et drapé de Pupien à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*21).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Marcus Clodius Pupienus Augustus”, (L’empereur césar Marc Claude Pupien auguste).


Reverse legend : PAX - PVBLICA.
Reverse description : Pax (la Paix) drapée assise à gauche, tenant une branche d’olivier de la main droite et un sceptre de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Pax Publica”, (La Paix publique).


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3.

Historical background


(02-04/05/238) Marcus Clodius Pupienus Maximus

Pupien was proclaimed emperor together Balbin. After the death of Maximin, he returned to Rome. Some disagreement arose between the two co-emperors who eventually were both murdered by the Praetorian between late April and early May after the new timeline established by A. and M. Christol Chastagnol.

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