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brm_676565 - TETRICUS I Antoninien

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Type : Antoninien
Date: c. fin 272 - mi ou fin 273
Date: 272-273
Mint name / Town : Cologne
Metal : billon
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,96 g.
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie bien centrée frappée sur un flan court, joli buste au droit. Patine marron
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP TETRICVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Tétricus Ier à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (B).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Tetricus Pius Felix Augustus", (L’empereur Tétricus pieux et heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : HILARI-TAS AVGG.
Reverse description : Hilaritas (l’Hilarité) debout à gauche, tenant une palme de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la gauche.
Reverse translation : "Hilaritas Augustorum", (La Gaieté des augustes).

Historical background

I Tetricus

(09/271-03-04/274) Caius Pius Esuvius Tetricus

Tetricus I had been governor of Aquitaine before accession. After three years of reign, he was finally defeated by Aurelian near Chalons-sur-Marne in 274. Presented in the triumph of the latter, in Rome, he was pardoned by the new emperor, who ushered in the Senate and appointed him governor of Lucania.

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