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Tetricus II

C. Pius Esuvius Tetricus

Usurper (AD 274)

Son of Tetricus I, his father elevated him to be Caesar and issued coins in his name. He abdicated with his father when Aurelian finally conquered the breakaway Gallic empire


Obverse Legends on coins depicting Tetricus II

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Coins of Tetricus II currently available

Coin image Tetricus II
Bronze antoninianus issued AD 273/274
Obv: C P E TETRICVS CAES, Bust of Tetricus II, radiate, draped, right
Rev: PIETAS AVGVSTO, Pontifical implements
Very Fine-Extremely Fine   |   AUD $85.00
Coin image Tetricus II
Silver antoninianus issued AD 273/274
Obv: C PIV ESV TETRICVS CAES, Bust of Tetricus II, radiate, draped, right
Rev: SPES PVBLICA, Spes, draped, walking left, holding flower in right hand and raising robe with left hand
Nearly Extremely Fine   |   AUD $100.00