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bpv_666829 - SEVERUS ALEXANDER Tetrassaria

SEVERUS ALEXANDER  Tetrassaria XF
120.00 €(Approx. 136.80$ | 100.80£)
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Type : Tetrassaria
Date: c. 222-230
Mint name / Town : Dionysopolis, Mésie inférieure
Metal : copper
Diameter : 24 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 9,15 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré à l’usure régulière. Beau buste d’Alexandre Sévère. Usure plus marquée au revers. Patine marron
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Obverse


Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé d’Alexandre Sévère à droite, vu de trois quarts à droite (A*2).
Obverse legend : AUT M A(UR) SEUH -.- ALEXANDR-OS., (Autokratoros Markos Aurhlios Seouhros Alexandros).
Obverse translation : (L'empereur Marc Aurèle Sévère Alexandre).

Reverse


Reverse description : Génie ou Sérapis debout à droite, coiffé du calathos, la tête tournée à gauche, tenant une phiale de la main gauche sacrifiant au-dessus d’un autel allumé et une corne d’abondance de la main gauche.
Reverse legend : DIONUSOP-OLEITWN/ -|D (Dionusopoleitwn).
Reverse translation : (de Dionysopolis).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3. Ptéryges larges sous le paludamentum. Mêmes coinde droit que l’exemplaire reproduit dans l’ouvrage de Varbonov (GIC. I/ 502).

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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