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brm_603564 - TETRICUS I Antoninien

TETRICUS I Antoninien XF/AU
50.00 €(Approx. 59.50$ | 44.50£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: c. fin 271 - début 272
Mint name / Town : Trèves
Metal : billon
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,62 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan court, centré. Joli revers. Patine gris foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse legend : SPES - P-VBLICA.
Reverse description : Spes (l’Espoir) drapée, marchant à gauche, tenant une fleur de la main droite et un pan de sa robe de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Spes Publica”, (L’Espoir public).

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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