Barbarous imitative of a Tetricus, AD 270 to 273. Bronze Antoninianus

Ancient Coins - Barbarous imitative of a Tetricus, AD 270 to 273. Bronze Antoninianus
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Denomination : Bronze Antoninianus.

Mint
 : Barbarous imitatives like this are generally from the Northern frontier regions of the Roman Empire, including Britain.

Date : Tetricus ruled from AD 270 to 273.  This particular coin comes from a very large hoard reported to be from the region of Gaul, in which there were many barbarous and official coins of Tetricus buried togeather, demonstating that it dates to about the same time as the official coins.

Size : 16.5 x 17.9 mm.   Weight : 1.62 grams.

Reference : copies Sear-11237.

Grade : VF for visual appearance, XF for actual wear.

Obverse : Radiate bust of Tetricus right, with a crude inscription around coping that of Tetricus, and you can make out most of his name.

Reverse : Hilelaritas standing left, holding along palm and cornuopiae, with the barbarous inscription IIIIEIIITAS AVC, which is clearly copied from HILARITAS AVGG of the official coins.

Price SKU: vcoin3603
US$ 30.00
  • € 26.10
  • £ 23.08
  • AUD 42.24
  • CHF 29.90
  • CAD 39.27

Rates for: 10/22/18

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