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E-auction 343-257468 - JULIA DOMNA Denier

JULIA DOMNA Denier XF
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Estimate : 80 €
Price : 35 €
Maximum bid : 35 €
End of the sale : 11 November 2019 14:27:30
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 199
Mint name / Town : Laodicée
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 600 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,09 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale. Très beau revers. Patine de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant d’une vieille collection française dispersée à Pont-Audemer le 3 juin 2019, avec son étiquette d’époque

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 : VENVS - FELIX.
Reverse description : Vénus debout de face regardant à gauche, tenant une pomme de la main droite et ramenant sa robe sur son épaule.
Reverse translation : "Venus Felix", (Vénus heureuse).

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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