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E-auction 324-240432 - QUINTILLUS Antoninien

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Estimate : 75 €
Price : 25 €
Maximum bid : 31 €
End of the sale : 01 July 2019 14:35:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: 270
Mint name / Town : Milan
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 3,20 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Flan court et légèrement décentré. Beau buste de Quintille. Patine gris foncé
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP Q[VINTILL]VS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Quintille à droite vu de trois quarts en arrière (A2).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Quintillus Augustus”, (L’empereur Quintille auguste).


Reverse legend : FIDE-[S - M-ILI]T/ -|-// S.
Reverse description : Fides (La Fidélité) drapée, debout à gauche, tenant dans chaque main une enseigne militaire.
Reverse translation : “Fides Militum”, (La Fidélité des soldats).


Rubans de type 3 aux extrémités bouletées. Ptéryges invisibles sous le paludamentum.

Historical background


(08-10 or 11/270) Marcus Aurelius Claudius Quintillus

Quintillus brother Claudius II, was proclaimed by august troops at Aquileia after the latter's death. At the same time, Aurelian was also cheered by the troops stationed at Sirmium. Abandoned by his soldiers, Quintillus preferred suicide.

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