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E-auction 355-268755 - THEODOSIUS I Maiorina pecunia, (MB, Æ 2)

THEODOSIUS I Maiorina pecunia, (MB, Æ 2) XF
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Estimate : 110 €
Price : 57 €
Maximum bid : 72 €
End of the sale : 03 February 2020 14:36:30
bidders : 10 bidders
Type : Maiorina pecunia, (MB, Æ 2)
Date: 383-388
Mint name / Town : Héraclée
Metal : copper
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,46 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan irrégulier. Beau buste de Théodose Ier. Frappe un peu molle au revers. Patine marron
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Buste casqué, diadémé, drapé et cuirassé de Théodose Ier à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant, tenant une haste transversale de la main droite et de la gauche un bouclier (D'7) ; diadème perlé.
Obverse translation : “Dominus Noster Theodosius Pius Felix Augustus”, (Notre seigneur Théodose pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : GLORIA RO-MANORVM/ T|-// SMHA.
Reverse description : Théodose casqué et en habit militaire, marchant à gauche sur un vaisseau, se retournant et levant la main droite ; Victoria (la Victoire) est assise, tenant le gouvernail.
Reverse translation : “Gloria Romanorum”, (La gloire des Romains).


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3. Casque lisse à plumet. Fibule d’attache à cabochon perlé .
Ce type ferait son apparition entre 378 et 383 pour les auteurs du Roman Imperial Coinage ou entre 383 et 392 pour celui du Late Roman Bronze Coinage. Le revers rappelle les frappes monétaires des fils de Constantin à l'occasion du 1100e anniversaire de Rome. Normalement, les maiorina (Æ 2) sont taillées au 1/60e livre (5,41 g).

Historical background


(19/01/379-17/01/395) Flavius Theodosius

Theodosius I, of Spanish origin, is the son of General Theodosius in 375 runs. After the death of Valens at Adrianople in 378, Gratian chose him to assist him. Theodosius I, became august 379, managed to restore the unity of the Roman empire. He must face the usurpation of Magnus Maximus between 383 and 388 and that of Eugene 392-394. In 394, the Empire was reunited for the first time in thirty years. At his death, his legacy will be divided between his two son, Honorius and Arcadius for the West to the East. Theodosius I founded a dynasty that will rule the empires of the East and West for nearly eighty years before the fall of Rome.

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