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bpv_422684 - DIVINE AUGUSTUS and LIVIA Sesterce

DIVINE AUGUSTUS and LIVIA Sesterce VF/XF
250.00 €(Approx. 277.50$ | 207.50£)
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Type : Sesterce
Date: 20-29
Mint name / Town : Romula, Hispalis, (Séville), Espagne, Bétique
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 33 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 24,89 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire avec un défaut de métal au droit sur la tête d’Auguste. Joli revers de style fin avec une belle tête de Livie. Patine marron foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : PERM DIVI AVG COL ROM.
Obverse description : Tête radiée d’Auguste à droite (O) surmonté d’une étoile ; devant la tête, un foudre.
Obverse translation : “Permisso Divi Augustus Colonia Romula”, (Avec la permission du divin Auguste la colonie de Romula).

Reverse


Reverse legend : IVLIA AVGVSTA GENETRIX - ORBIS.
Reverse description : Tête de Livie à gauche, placée sur un globe terrestre surmontée d’un croissant (L).
Reverse translation : “Iulia Augusta Genetrix Orbis”, (Julie Augusta mère du monde).

Commentary


Les auteurs du Roman Provincial Coinage ont relevé au total 215 exemplaires de ce type avec 432 coins de droit et un poids moyen de 23,50 g pour 208 exemplaires.

Historical background


Divine Augustus and Livia

(14) return of TIBERE

Augustus married Livia in 38 BC Livia Drusilla was the daughter Livius Drusus Claudianus and D'Alifida. She was born January 30, 58 BC At sixteen she married Tiberius Claudius Nero whom she had deus son, Tiberius and Drusus Nero. She divorced her husband in 39 BC when she was pregnant with her second child to marry Octavian, the future Augustus. Married for fifty-two years, the emperor preceded to the grave 19 August 14. Livia survived him fifteen years and died in 29 at the age of 87 years. Suetonius's portrayed as deceitful and pushy having done everything to ensure the throne to his son Tiberius.

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