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bpv_523551 - VALERIAN I Tétradrachme

VALERIAN I Tétradrachme XF/AU
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 3
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 50 ‰
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 11,79 g.
Coments on the condition:
Usure régulière au droit et très beau revers de style fin et de haut relief. Patine marron
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection ENP et du stock Poindessault

Obverse


Obverse description : Buste lauré et cuirassé de Valérien Ier à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (B*).
Obverse legend : A K P LI OUALERIANOS EUEUS, (Autokratoros Kaisaros Poublios Likinios Ouvalerianos Eusebios).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Publius Licinius Valérien pieux).

Reverse


Reverse legend : L-.
Reverse description : Victoire avançant à droite, tenant une palme de la main gauche et une couronne de la main droite.
Reverse legend : D.
Reverse translation : (An 4).

Historical background


I VALÉRIEN

(07/253-06/260) Publius Licinius Valerianus

Valerian was born in 193 and had a distinguished military and political career. Main contributor of Trajan Decius, he was proclaimed in august 253. It gets rid of turn Trebonianus Galle and Volusien and Emilien and immediately associated his son Gallienus to the throne. 256, a Gothic invasion threatens the provinces of the Black Sea. Shapur (Sapor), Sassanian king arrives at Antioch the following year. Valerian I began the great persecution against Christians in 258. In 259, the Empire, already weakened, is invaded on the Rhine-Danube limes and East, Shapur (Sapor) seizes Antioch. Valerian to meet him, but was defeated and taken prisoner. Shapur (Sapor) will use the fallen emperor as a step before doing live skinning. Christians see it as God's punishment for the persecution Gallien hastens to stop.

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