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brm_344935 - JULIA DOMNA As

JULIA DOMNA As XF
550.00 €(Approx. 610.50$ | 500.50£)
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Type : As
Date: 207
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 11,79 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan épais, parfaitement centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Beau portrait de Julia Domna à l’usure régulière. Revers tout à fait inhabituel. Patine vert foncé. Le champ a été gratté et nettoyé
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Professeur M. Caselli

Obverse


Obverse legend : IVLIA - AVGVSTA.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Julia Domna à droite, la chevelure en tresses ramenées derrière la tête (L).
Obverse translation : "Julia Augusta" (Julia Augusta).

Reverse


Reverse legend : FECVNDITAS// S C.
Reverse description : Tellus (La Terre) couchée à gauche, posant la main droite sur un globe parsemé d'étoiles, et tenant de la gauche un cep de vigne ; elle est accoudée à un panier ; autour d'elle, quatre enfants représentant les quatre saisons.
Reverse translation : "Fecunditas" (La Fécondité).

Commentary


C’est la deuxième fois en vingt ans que nous proposons ce type à la vente qui semble beaucoup plus rare que ne le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux.

Historical background


JULIA DOMNA

(217) Julia Domna

Augusta (194-217)

Julia Domna is from Emesa in Syria and daughter of the high priest of Baal of Emesa. Septimius Severus wife to 180 and she gives him two son, Caracalla, born in Lyon in 188, and Geta, born in 189. She was proclaimed Augusta 194, accompanied the emperor in his movements and thus receives the title of "mother of the camps." During the expedition to Britain, is regent in Rome. After the death of Severus, she received new honors Mother of the Senate and Mother of the Fatherland, and the titles of Pia Felix (pious and happy). In 212, Geta was murdered by his brother in arms Domna. During the German expeditions and parthiques of Caracalla in Rome Domna rest. After the death of her son, she was exiled by Macrinus and dies shortly after.

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