At the same time, the Juthungi were invading Italy. I even do it sometimes :D, Excellent! Gallic hunters were not always after wild game. Gallic adj adjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." Hercules swings the hoe in order to create a new riverbed. Rev. Antoninianus, Trier, beginning of 269. When it came to a dispute after a victory over the Germanic peoples between the chaperone from Rome and the commander of the victorious troops, Marcus Cassianius Latinius Postumus, the troops proclaimed Postumus as their new emperor. It is most likely that this striking can be associated with these events. Rev. Hahahahahaha I'm french and I can swear that all of this is completely true!! But to translate virtus with virtue simply falls too short. While Paris can boast some great goodies but oldies, FRANCE 24 journalist Rachel Holman takes a look at what charms the city has to offer beyond the Eiffel Tower. VICTORIA AVG Victory riding biga r. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.16), Lot 509. Antoninianus, 267/8. Antoninianus, Cologne, 267. It stretches and twists to express a wide range of expressions and emotions with the same elasticity of a rubber band. PACATOR ORBIS Sol to the r. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 609. VICTORI-A GERMANICA Victory r. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 533. Examining Postumus’ coins quickly shows that Hercules was his favorite subject and that he appears especially frequently on coins. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 701. However, the "I don't know/I really don't care" face is nearly always accompanied by (or replaced by) the famous Gallic Shrug. Girolamo di Benvenuto, 1st half of the 16th century. Estimate: 1,000 euros. VIRTVTI AV-GVSTI Hercules r. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 567. French is more than 'just' a language! Estimate: 10,000 euros. Doing that, he redirects the Alpheius, which is symbolized by a fountain vessel. VICTORIA POSTVMI AVG Roma seated r., on outstretched right arm Victory. Antoninianus, Cologne, 261. Good show m8! Denarius, Cologne, beginning of 268. Devenez parrain de WordReference pour voir le site sans publicités. Striking of Aureolus in the name of Postumus in Milan. For example, Hercules accompanying the emperor on the obverse. I've been abroad, and never noticed we were so "chimpanzee looking" to other people :-). HERCVLI PISAEO Hercules swinging a hoe, before him, a fountain vessel as a symbol of the Alpheus. Jean has handsome Gallic facial features. However, the "I don't know/I really don't care" face is nearly always accompanied by (or replaced by) the famous Gallic Shrug. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 572. Some ancient Gallic art was found at the excavation site. The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly. It is formed by pulling the corners of one's lips dramatically downward, and giving a wide-eyed stare. Marius became the new emperor, but only until the spring of 269 – and here also, the details are not completely clear – when he was murdered as well. Very fine. For example on this antoninianus, which was minted around the same time as the denarii. HERCVLI INVICTO Hercules, to his feet Amazonian Queen Hippolyta. Very fine. Almost extremely fine. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 571. Estimate: 8,000 euros. All the above coins will be on offer at the Jacquier Auction 42, which will be conducted on September 16, 2016. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 704. … but also the last Postumus coin ever in Trier. HERC – PACIFERO. Rev. Estimate: 600 euros. Why does Hercules appear so often on the coins of Postumus? To the inhabitants of the Roman Empire, it truly must have seemed like the beginning of the apocalypse: Plundering and murdering, a group of Alemanni went all the way to Milan, where Gallienus was finally able to repulse the attack. Signalez une erreur ou suggérez une amélioration. Anonyme (not verified) - Sat, 05/21/2011 - 21:14. Estimate: 200 euros. HERC DEVS-ONIENSI gable temple with Hercules. Rev. Two coins might be able to help find answers. And this word made a Roman rather think of a quote, which we know from many movies: “A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do.” Virtus was really understood as the responsible performance of duties, the veneration of tradition, the willingness to achieve the will of the gods. Coins featuring the image of Hercules Magusanus, whose cult was wildly spread on the Lower Rhine, point to this theory. Denarius, Cologne, beginning of 268. Does this mean I am ready to visit Paris and successfully communicate with the natives? The enormous waste of life in the Gallic domestic quarrels, their foreign expeditions, and in their wars with the Romans, was easily supplied. Yes, you do have the classical french facial features such as your cheekbones and chin, light skin, hair type and color, large eyes, and mouth shape/size. En général, seule la forme au masculin singulier est donnée. Gallic adj adjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." French look maybe :-D)) Have been in France 3 times, in 2 years, and yes, all of this is so true. Here, the first time the city of Cologne as COL(onia) CL(audia) AGRIP(pinensium) is mentioned. That’s why it was so important to Postumus to reflect his victoriousness on his coins. Even the emperor was helpless: While fighting the Sassanians Valerian was taken prisoner and Gallienus did not have the necessary resources to free him. Denarius, Cologne, beginning of 268. And of course an emperor was also looked for, who was in favor of the gods and who displayed just that through a victory. The content on this blog is provided on an "as-is" basis. PM TR – P X COS V P P Emperor. Antoninianus, Cologne, 1st half of 268. And this is what Hercules symbolized. Excellent post - has helped me understand my husband's non-verbal signals! We use these faces so much everyday... And we make quite a lot of sound effects too ! Source: Wikipedia. A poor agricultural nation, with such robust women as the Galli had (Diod., v. 32) is exactly the people to produce soldiers. Rev. Rev. Estimate: 800 euros. For defense, Postumus had built a powerful Rhine fleet, which is commonly deduced from coins like this one. Gallienus took his army back to Milan, where Aureolus had declared himself emperor. Famous at last! Rev. Estimate: 400 euros. This French face is particularly difficult to pull off if one is not already accustomed to contorting their mouth into the shape of a frown. Double sestertius, Cologne, 261. It didn’t take long for Postumus to be recognized in Germania, Gaul, Raetia, Hispania, and Britannia, which is why he was able to concentrate on securing the Rhine border. Marius. Laelianus. thanks i needed that......... :). Rev. Thus, Postumus associated himself as a mortal brother of an immortal being, hence Hercules. It is most oftened used when one has heard a surprisng fact or bit of gossip, or when one has been told they are wrong about something. Since the middle of the year of 268, the administration of the Gallic Empire was forced to sharply reduce the silver content of the metal used to produce antoniniani. HERCVLI ER-VMANTHIO Hercules, carrying the Erymanthian Boar on his shoulders; in front of him Eurystheus hiding in a pithos. An aquiline nose (also called a Roman nose or hook nose) is a human nose with a prominent bridge, giving it the appearance of being curved or slightly bent.The word aquiline comes from the Latin word aquilinus ("eagle-like"), an allusion to the curved beak of an eagle. Extremely fine. Gallienus had sent his son, Saloninus, even though he was still young and had to be accompanied by an advisor. Bust of Postumus and head of Hercules, both r. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 562. There is a right way to cut the cheese... 'Dynamo' a county fair fun house for art lovers, For the homesick American in Paris: Brunch at Allen’s Market, First day of summer 'soldes', Parisian-style. Estimate: 3,000 euros. Almost extremely fine. Estimate: 500 euros. Almost extremely fine. Signalez une publicité qui vous semble abusive. They took thousands of Roman prisoners with them, when their troops were annihilated near Augsburg. Hercules asked her for her name. Antoninianus, 267/8. It is most often performed when one is certain they are being lied to or hearing a tall-tale. Extremely fine. Extremely fine. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 585. On the obverse we see Postumus accompanied by Hercules. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 526. Estimate: 8,000 euros. Estimate: 100 euros. Antoninianus, unknown mint, 263. And Postumus, by depicting Hercules, claimed this path for himself. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 602. The other woman was dressed simply and told Hercules that the gods had put work before reward. most have slightly large eyes and quite a bit of definition in their noses and brows. Estimate: 1,800 euros. Estimate: 350 euros. Sestertius, Cologne, fall of 260. A Paris guide that strays from convention, A pick-it-yourself farm on the fringes of Paris, A lesson in making sushi from an American in Paris. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 588. At the time, usurpers were installed all over the empire. Estimate: 3,000 euros. Bust of Postumus and head of Hercules l. Rev. Perhaps Xanten was at risk in the years of 260/1 and was defended personally by the emperor. Rev. Antoninianus, mint II(?). The Gallic Empire existed for a few more years. Antoninianus. VIRTVS A-EQVIT Romulus to the r. From the forthcoming Jacquier Auction 42 (16.9.2016), Lot 613.

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