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bpv_694463 - TREBONIANUS GALLUS Tétradrachme syro-phénicien

TREBONIANUS GALLUS Tétradrachme syro-phénicien VF/XF
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Type : Tétradrachme syro-phénicien
Date: 253
Mint name / Town : Antioche, Syrie, Séleucie et Piérie
Metal : billon
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 10,36 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré à l’usure très importante, lisible et identifiable. Sans argenture
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Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Trébonien Galle à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*2), trois globules sous le buste.
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Caius Vibius Trebonien Galle auguste).


Reverse legend : S C À L’EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche sur une ligne de terre, les ailes déployées, tête et queue à droite, tenant une couronne feuillée dans son bec, lettre d’officine à l’exergue, S et C sous les ailes de l’aigle.
Reverse legend : DHMARC E-X OUSIAS/ G.
Reverse translation : (Revêtu de la puissance tribunitienne/ avec l’accord du Sénat d’Antioche).

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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