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brm_624579 - TETRICUS II Antoninien

TETRICUS II Antoninien AU
200.00 €(Approx. 238.00$ | 178.00£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: c. fin 272 - mi ou fin 273
Mint name / Town : Cologne
Metal : billon
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 2,67 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan irrégulier bien centré. Beau buste de Tétricus II César. Revers de style fin. Patine marron foncé
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Obverse


Obverse legend : C PIV ESV TETRICVS CAES.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Tétricus II à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A21).
Obverse translation : "Caius Pius Esuvius Tetricus Cæsar", (Caius Pius Esuvius Tétricus césar).

Reverse


Reverse legend : SPES - AVGG.
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).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3.

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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