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brm_647472 - JULIA DOMNA Denier

115.00 €(Approx. 125.35$ | 95.45£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 211
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 500 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,11 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré. Joli buste de Julia Domna. Faiblesse sur la tête de l’impératrice au revers. Patine grise
Catalogue references :


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", (Julia pieuse heureuse augusta).


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


Avec cette légende de revers, il y a deux types avec Julia Domna assise ou debout. Le second semble plus rare.

Historical background




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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