Victorinus

Reece Period attributed: Period 13

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Member of the The Gallic Emperors dynasty.

Coins for this issuer were issued from 269 until 271.

Marcus Piavvonius Victorinus succeeded Marius to power; he had risen to high office under Postumus. The Gallic Empire ran into harder times as Spain refused to recognize Victorinus and a force of Claudius II seized territory east of the Rhone. Victorinus also had to put down several revolts and gained the hatred of his entourage by seducing their wives. He was killed in 271 when caught propositioning the wife of an official.

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