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Roman Empire

Ruler: Gallic Empire: Tetricus II
Reigned: Caesar 273-274 AD
Denomination: AE Antonininus
Mint: Mainz or Trier
Obverse: Radiate draped bust right. "C. PIV. ESV. TETRICVS CAES."
Reverse: Spes advancing left. "SPES AVGG."
Reference: RCVM 11292, RIC 270
Weight: 2.8 gms
Diameter: 19.8 mm

TETRICUS II (C. Pius Esuvius Tetricus)

  • Tetricus II was the son of Tetricus I and early in 273, was made his co-ruler, with the rank of Caesar.
  • He fought with his father at the battle of Chalons-sur-Marne and after their defeat was pardoned and confirmed in his senatorial rank.

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