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brm_591886 - TETRICUS II Antoninien

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Type : Antoninien
Date: mi - fin 272 ou début 273
Date: 272-273
Mint name / Town : Cologne
Metal : billon
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 1,96 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie légèrement décentrée. Usure régulière. Joli revers. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection C. N


Obverse legend : C PIV ESV TETRICVS CAES.
Obverse description : Buste radié et drapé 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 legend : PIETAS AVGVSTOR.
Reverse description : Instruments pontificaux : lituus, simpulum, vase, couteau à sacrifice et aspersoir.
Reverse translation : “Pietas Augustorum”, (La Piété des augustes).

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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