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E-auction 201-130021 - brm_150144 - TETRICUS II Antoninien

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Estimate : 10 €
Price : 6 €
Maximum bid : 9 €
End of the sale : 20 February 2017 14:11:30
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: c. début 272 - début 274
Mint name / Town : Trèves
Metal : billon
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,89 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale et épais. Monnaie bien centrée. Usure régulière. Revers mou. Patine marron
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : C PIV ESV TETRICVS CAES.
Obverse description : Buste radié et drapé de Tétricus II à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A2).
Obverse translation : “Caius Pius Esuvius Tetricus Cæsar”, (Caius Pius Esuvius Tétricus césar).


Reverse legend : PA-X - AVG.
Reverse description : Pax (la Paix) drapée, debout à gauche, tenant une branche d’olivier de la main droite et un sceptre de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Pax Augusti”, (La Paix de l’auguste).


Poids léger.

Historical background




If Tétricus I became august on Victorin's death, Tétricus II did not become Caesar until around 273. The following year, Aurélien put an end to the Gallic Empire after the battle of Châlons-sur-Marne and seized the people of Tétricus and his son. They participate in the triumph of Aurelian in Rome at the end of 274. After which, they both survive and continue a senatorial career.

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