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brm_624580 - TETRICUS II Antoninien

TETRICUS II Antoninien AU
300.00 €(Approx. 357.00$ | 267.00£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: c. mi ou fin 273 - début 274
Mint name / Town : Cologne
Metal : billon
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,41 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan, un peu court sur la légende de revers. Beau buste de Tétricus II. 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 avant (A).
Obverse translation : "Caius Pius Esuvius Tetricus Caesar", (Caius Pius Esuvius Tétricus César).

Reverse


Reverse legend : SPE-S 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


Poids léger. Buste généralement vu de trois quarts en arrière.

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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