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E-auction 240-163310 - ROMA Centenionalis ou nummus

ROMA Centenionalis ou nummus MS
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2017/11/20 14:35:30
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Type : Centenionalis ou nummus
Date: c. 331
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : copper
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,83 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et ovale, parfaitement centré des deux cotés. Magnifique louve bien venue à la frappe. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : VRBS - ROMA.
Obverse description : Buste casqué et cuirassé de Rome à gauche, vu de trois quarts en avant (C*1).
Obverse translation : “Urbs Roma”, (La Ville de Rome).

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE/ -|-// *PLG.
Reverse description : La louve à gauche, allaitant Romulus et Rémus ; au-dessus, les deux étoiles des Dioscures (les Gémeaux, Castor et Pollux).

Commentary


Poids lourd. Casque et couvre nuque lisses. Épaulière cloutée. Ptéryges larges à peine visibles.

Historical background


ROME

(330-348)

Rome was founded 21 April 753 BC by Varro (Ab Urbe Condita). The city, whose population has fluctuated between 400,000 and one million people to the High Empire, loses its importance from the second half of the third century. The choice of a new capital Constantine, from 326, dealt it a fatal blow from which the Urbs will not recover until the Renaissance. The city will still survive for nearly one hundred and fifty years, despite two bags: those of 410 and 455. Rome is no longer in Rome.

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