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bpv_531865 - TREBONIANUS GALLUS Tétradrachme

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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 3
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 70 ‰
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 10,15 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire couvert d’une épaisse patine noire
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de Naumann Numismatik, Auction 49, lot N°497


Obverse description : Buste lauré et cuirassé de Trébonien Galle à droite vu de trois quarts en avant (B*).
Obverse legend : A K G OUIB TREB GALLOS EU SEB, (Autokratoros Kaisaros Gaios Ouibios Trebonianos Gallos Eusebios Sebastos).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Caius Vibius Trébonien Galle pieux auguste).


Reverse description : Aigle debout à droite, les ailes ouvertes, une couronne dans le bec, une palme derrière.
Reverse legend : L-G.
Reverse translation : (An 3).

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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