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E-auction 457-369142 - brm_657805 - TETRICUS II Antoninien

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Estimate : 25 €
Price : 19 €
Maximum bid : 20 €
End of the sale : 17 January 2022 14:10:30
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: c. fin 272 - mi ou fin 273
Mint name / Town : Cologne
Metal : billon
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 1,99 g.
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie frappée sur un flan éclaté, avec un joli buste de l’empereur. Patine marron
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : C PIV ESV TETRICVS CAES.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé 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 : SPES - 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).


Poids léger.

Historical background

Tetricus II



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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