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Live auction - brm_511884 - JULIA DOMNA Denier

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Estimate : 350 €
Price : 420 €
Maximum bid : 510 €
End of the sale : 29 January 2019 14:33:40
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 210
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 550 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,36 g.
Officine: 6e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle sur un flan irrégulier bien centré des deux côtés. Portrait magnifique, de toute beauté. Frappe un peu molle au revers. Très jolie patine de médaillier avec des reflets mordorés irisés. Conserve au droit l’intégralité de son brillant de frappe et de son coupant d’origine
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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 legend : FORTVNAE - FELICI.
Reverse description : Fortuna (la Fortune) debout à gauche, tenant une corne d'abondance de la main droite et appuyée sur un gouvernail renversé de son bras gauche.
Reverse translation : "Fortunae Felici", (À l'heureuse Fortune).

Historical background


(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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