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E-auction 323-239729 - SEVERUS ALEXANDER Denier

SEVERUS ALEXANDER Denier XF
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Estimate : 55 €
Price : 34 €
Maximum bid : 35 €
End of the sale : 24 June 2019 14:35:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 231
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 500 ‰
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 3,54 g.
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Flan épais, bien centré. Usure régulière. Joli buste. Patine grise, tachée
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP ALEXAN-DER PIVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé d'Alexandre Sévère à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A*).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Alexander Pius Augustus”, (L’empereur Alexandre pieux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IOVI PRO-P-VGNATORI.
Reverse description : Jupiter debout de face, nu, regardant à droite, jambe droite fléchie, le manteau déployé derrière lui, brandissant de sa main droite un foudre.
Reverse translation : “Iovi Propugnatori”, (À Jupiter le protecteur).

Commentary


Pour différencier ce revers de celui de la quinzième émission, Jupiter ne porte pas d’aigle.

Historical background


ALEXANDRE SEVERE

(10/05/221-22/03/235) Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander

August (13/03/222-22/02/235)

Alexander Severus, whose real name Gessius Alexianus Bassianus, was born in 208 at Caesarea Phoenicia. He is the son of Julia and Mamee Gessius Marcianus, a Syrian-born procurator. It is also the grand-son of Julia Maesa, sister of Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus, mother of Caracalla and Geta. He was adopted by his cousin Elagabalus 10 May 221. When the latter was assassinated on March 13 222, it was Alexander Severus, who was chosen to succeed him. It remains under the influence of her mother until the end of his reign. Ulpian was appointed prefect of the praetorium, but it will unfortunately killed by soldiers in 223. In 225 he married Orbiane soon to be relegated. From 231, the borders of the Empire are threatened. It is primarily an expedition against the new Sassanid monarch Ardashir which ended in a truce in 233, the emperor to visit the Rhine limes that the Germans crossed. The emperor and his mother were murdered in 235.

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