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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Late Empire| > |Eugenius| > SH91195
Eugenius, 22 August 392 - 6 September 394 A.D.
|Eugenius|, |Eugenius,| |22| |August| |392| |-| |6| |September| |394| |A.D.|,
In 394, after he defeated Eugenius and Arbogast in the Battle of the Frigidus, Theodosius I extinguished the sacred fire tended by the Vestal Virgins in Rome. The Temple of Vesta remained reasonably intact until the Renaissance. However, in 1549 the building was completely demolished and its marble reused in churches and papal palaces. The section standing today was reconstructed in the 1930s during the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini. The Temple of Vesta
SH91195. Bronze half centenionalis, RIC IX Aquileia 59 (R), Paolucci-Zub 805 (R3), LRBC II 1108, SRCV V 20691, Cohen VIII 5, VF, nice green patina, tight flan cutting off mintmark and parts of legends, Aquileia mint, weight 1.056g, maximum diameter 13.3mm, die axis 300o, spring 393 - 6 Sep 394 A.D.; obverse D N EVGENIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse SPES ROMANORVM, Victory walking left, wreath in extended right hand, palm frond over shoulder in left hand, AQ[...] in exergue; very rare; SOLD










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