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E-auction 392-304958 - brm_618629 - TACITUS Aurelianus

TACITUS Aurelianus AU
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Estimate : 90 €
Price : 42 €
Maximum bid : 43 €
End of the sale : 19 October 2020 14:21:00
bidders : 12 bidders
Type : Aurelianus
Date: novembre - décembre
Date: 275
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 23,5 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 3,12 g.
Officine: sans marque
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée des deux côtés. Joli buste de style fin. A conservé une partie de son argenture. Patine grise


Obverse legend : IMP C CL TACITVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Tacite à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Claudius Tacitus Augustus”, (L'empereur césar Claude Tacite auguste).


Reverse legend : PROVI-D DEOR/ -|-// -.
Reverse description : Providentia (la Providence) drapée, debout à gauche, tenant un bâton de la main droite placée au-dessus d'un globe et une corne d'abondance de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Providentia Deorum”, (La Providence divine).

Historical background


(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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