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E-auction 303-221994 - TACITUS Aurelianus

TACITUS Aurelianus XF
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Estimate : 180 €
Price : 88 €
Maximum bid : 89 €
End of the sale : 04 February 2019 14:13:00
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Aurelianus
Date: 275
Mint name / Town : Serdica
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,27 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire sur un flan ovale et parfaitement centré des deux cotés. Très beau buste et joli revers. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : M CL TACITVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Tacite à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A).
Obverse translation : "Marcus Claudius Tacitus Pius Felix Augustus", (Marc Claude Tacite pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : CONSERVAT MILIT// S.
Reverse description : Tacite et Mars debout face à face. Mars debout à gauche, casqué, vêtu militairement, tenant une haste de la main gauche et offrant un globe à Tacite debout à droite, vêtu militairement.
Reverse translation : "Conservator Militum", (Conservateur des armées).

Commentary


Type rare qui correspond au RIC temp. 3893 avec 8 exemplaires connus dont la moitié conservée en musées, à Londres, Oxford, Milan et Budapest.

Historical background


IMPLIED

(11-12/275-06/276) Marcus Claudius Tacitus

According to the late A. Chastagnol the interregnum lasted nearly two months between late September and early December 275 maximum and the researcher highlighted that Tacitus was not elected by the Senate alone, but with the support of the army, in a flurry of diplomatic activity between Rome and the Pannonian armies to Tacitus accepts purple. The date of his elevation problem and the traditional date of 25 September can be questioned if the interregnum lasted until December. Tacitus, in early 276, left Rome to fight the Goths who invaded Asia Minor. He was finally assassinated in Tyana in Cappadocia.

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