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brm_877691 - TETRICUS I Antoninien, imitation

TETRICUS I Antoninien, imitation AU/VF
35.00 €(Approx. 37.80$ | 30.10£)
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Type : Antoninien, imitation
Date: 271-274
Mint name / Town : Irregular mint
Metal : billon
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 2,65 g.
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale et légèrement décentré. Beau buste d’un bon style au droit. Patine marron
Catalogue references :
RCV.-  - RIC.-  - E.-  - Cunetio-  - AGK.-  - C.-

Obverse


Obverse legend : LÉGENDE DÉGÉNÉRÉE.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Tétricus Ier à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Tetricus Pius Felix Augustus”, (L’empereur Tétricus pieux heureux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : LÉGENDE DÉGÉNÉRÉE.
Reverse description : Spes (l’Espérance) marchant à gauche, relevant sa robe avec sa main gauche et tenant une fleur de la main droite.
Reverse translation : “Spes augustorum”, (L’Espérance des augustes).

Historical background


TETRICUS I

(09/271-03-04/274)

Tetricus I was governor of Aquitaine before his accession. After three years of reign, he was finally defeated by Aurelian near Châlons-sur-Marne in 274. Presented in the triumph of the latter, in Rome, the new emperor granted him his pardon, brought him into the Senate and appointed him governor. from Lucania.

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