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E-auction 324-240411 - TETRICUS II Antoninien

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Estimate : 30 €
Price : 6 €
Maximum bid : 7 €
End of the sale : 01 July 2019 14:24:30
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: c. début 272 - début 274
Mint name / Town : Trèves
Metal : billon
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,07 g.
Coments on the condition:
Flan légèrement irrégulier mais bien centré des deux côtés. Usure régulière. Patine marron
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : C PIV ESV TETRICVS CAES.
Obverse description : Buste radié de Tétricus II à droite, avec paludamentum, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A2).
Obverse translation : "Caius Pius Esuvius Tetricus Caesar", (Caius Pius Esuvius Tétricus César).


Reverse legend : SPES - P-VBLICA.
Reverse description : Spes (l'Espérance) marchant à gauche, ses deux jambes sont visibles, relevant sa robe avec sa main gauche et tenant une fleur de la main droite.
Reverse translation : "Spes Publica", (L'Espérance Publique).

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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