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brm_234409 - TETRICUS II Antoninien, imitation

TETRICUS II Antoninien, imitation AU
25.00 €(Approx. 29.75$ | 22.25£)
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Type : Antoninien, imitation
Date: c. 273-275
Mint name / Town : Irregular mint
Metal : copper
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 2,59 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire bien centré et de bon style au droit. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :
C.-  - RIC.-  - E.-  - AGK.-  - RCV.-  - MRK.-  - EG.-

Obverse


Obverse legend : LÉGENDE DÉGÉNÉRÉE.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Tétricus II à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A2).

Reverse


Reverse legend : ...AVG.
Reverse description : Pax (la Paix) debout à gauche.

Commentary


Imitation locale, frappe barbare. Poids très lourd.

Historical background


Tetricus II

(273-03-04/274) Caius Pius Esuvius Tetricus

Caesar (273-274)

If Tetricus I became august death Victorin, Tetricus II became Caesar that to 273. The following year, Aurélien ended the empire Gauls after the Battle of Chalons-sur-Marne and took people from Tetricus and son. They participated in the triumph of Aurelian in Rome in late 274. Afterwards, they were both spared and continued senatorial career.

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