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brm_344948 - JULIA DOMNA Denier

JULIA DOMNA Denier XF
120.00 €(Approx. 132.00$ | 100.80£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 211
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 500 ‰
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,92 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan ovale et irrégulier, bien centré avec les grènetis visibles. Beau portrait. Revers de style fin où l’on distingue les traits de Julia Domna servi par une jolie patine de collection avec des reflets dorés
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Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Professeur M. Caselli

Obverse


Obverse legend : IVLIA PIA - FELIX AVG.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Julia Domna à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant, la chevelure en tresses, ramenées derrière la tête (L).
Obverse translation : "Iulia Pia Felix Augusta", (Julie pieuse heureuse augusta).

Reverse


Reverse legend : MAT AVGG MAT SEN M PATR.
Reverse description : Julia Domna assise à gauche, tenant une branche de la main gauche et un sceptre transversal de la main droite.
Reverse translation : "Mater Augustorum Mater Senatus Mater Patriæ", (Mère des Augustes Mère du Sénat Mère de la Patrie).

Commentary


Poids léger. Avec cette légende de revers, il y a deux types avec Julia Domna assise ou debout.

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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