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brm_229653 - TREBONIANUS GALLUS Sesterce

TREBONIANUS GALLUS Sesterce XF/VF
175.00 €(Approx. 213.50$ | 155.75£)
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Type : Sesterce
Date: fin 251 - mi 252
Date: 251-252
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 15,85 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan quadrangulaire irrégulier, court sur les légendes. Beau portrait de Trébonien Galle. Frappe molle au revers. Jolie patine verte superficiell

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CAES C V[IBIVS T]REBONIANVS GALLV[S AVG].
Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Trébonien Galle à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*2).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Caius Vibius Trebonianus Gallus Augustus”, (L’empereur césar Caius Vibius Trébonien Galle auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : [LI]BERTAS AVGG/ S|C.
Reverse description : Libertas (la Liberté) drapée, debout de face, regardant à gauche, tenant le pileus de la main droite et un sceptre de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Libertas Augustorum”, (La Liberté des augustes).

Commentary


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3. Ptéryges à peine visibles sous le paludamentum.

Historical background


Trebonianus GALLE

(06/251-06/253) Caius Vibius Trebonianus Gallus

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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