Aurelian        270-275 AD

 

Aurelian 270-275 AD

Gilt bronze antoninianus, 24 mm, 3.83 gm.
Obv: IMP AVRELIANVS AVG
Draped radiate bust facing right.
Rev: RESTITVTOR ORBIS
Orbis Terrarum presenting wreath to Aurelian.

270-275 AD.

Aurelianus, an Illyrian, rose through the ranks of the army. After successfully revolitng against Quintillus he planned to restore the Empire and was successful, he was murdered by his officers near Byzantium at the instigation of his secretary, Eros.

Very rare with gilded surface.

Inv#: 6968

$350

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