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E-auction 69-33270 - brm_126543 - TREBONIANUS GALLUS Antoninien

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Estimate : 100 €
Price : 35 €
Maximum bid : 35 €
End of the sale : 11 August 2014 15:09:00
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: c. 252-253
Mint name / Town : Antioche
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 350 ‰
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,08 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Flan large. Faiblesse de frappe à une heure au droit. Beau revers. Patine grise avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS P F// IV.
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé de Trébonien Galle à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (B4).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Caius Vibius Trebonianus Gallus Pius Felix Augustus”, (L’empereur césar Caius Vibius Trébonien Galle pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : SAECVLVM NOVVM.
Reverse description : Temple hexastyle surmonté d'un fronton triangulaire et orné d'une statue de Rome au centre.
Reverse translation : “Saeculum Novum”, (Le nouveau Siècle).


Poids lourd.

Historical background

Trebonianus GALLE


Trebonianus Galle, a native of Perugia, was governor of Moesia during the reign of Trajan Decius. At the Battle of Abritus, it's not going to the rescue of Decius in difficulty: the Emperor was killed by the Goths. Trebonianus proclaimed Augustus, peace sign with Kniva and hastened back to Rome, where he joins Hostilianus, the last surviving son of Trajan Decius as august and his own son Volusien as Caesar. When Hostilianus died of the plague or is murdered, Volusien becomes august. Trebonianus Galle pays tribute to the Goths, while the Sassanids Sapor I threaten Syria and the plague continues to ravage the Empire. It includes the persecution against the Christians, but not politics. The invasion has taken on the Danube limes with the arrival of new barbarian hordes, Emilien august proclaimed by his troops and marched on Italy. Trebonianus Galle uses Valerian to rescue and decisive meeting took place in Terni in 253. Trebonianus Galle and Volusien fought and are killed in battle with Emilien emerged victorious for a short time, before being assassinated by his troops rallied Valerian I..

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