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brm_514350 - SEVERUS ALEXANDER Sesterce

SEVERUS ALEXANDER Sesterce AU
290.00 €(Approx. 330.60$ | 261.00£)
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Type : Sesterce
Date: 226
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 31 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 23,49 g.
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large bien centré des deux côtés. Beau portrait de haut relief. Magnifique revers bien venu à la frappe. Très jolie patine vert foncé
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Cet exemplaire provient du stock CGB (Internet Auction) et de la collection L. P

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CAES M AVR SEV ALEXANDER AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré et drapé d'Alexandre Sévère à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*21).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Cæsar Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Augustus", (L’empereur césar Marc Aurèle Sévère Alexandre auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : PAX - AVGVSTI/ S|C.
Reverse description : Pax (la Paix) courant à gauche, tenant une branche d'olivier de la main droite et un sceptre de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Pax Augusti”, (La Paix de l'auguste).

Commentary


Poids léger.

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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