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brm_548634 - TETRICUS II Antoninien

TETRICUS II Antoninien XF/VF
225.00 €(Approx. 254.25$ | 191.25£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 273-274
Mint name / Town : Cologne
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 20 ‰
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,57 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan court mais bien centré. Métal piqué. Joli buste. Patine marron
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Obverse


Obverse legend : C PIV ESV TETRICVS CAES.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Tétricus II à gauche, vu de trois quarts en avant (A1).
Obverse translation : "Caius Pius Esuvius Tetricus Cæsar", (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


Très rare buste pour Tétricus II .

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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