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bpv_564416 - JULIA DOMNA Unité

JULIA DOMNA Unité AU
220.00 €(Approx. 244.20$ | 184.80£)
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Type : Unité
Date: 194-211
Mint name / Town : Isaura, Cilicie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 30,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 14,85 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large,parfaitement centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Beau buste de Julia Domna. Joli revers bien venu à la frappe sur Pallas, mais faible sur la légende. Patine verte
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock d’Alain Poinsignon et de la collection M. P

Obverse


Obverse description : Buste drapé à droite.
Obverse legend : IOULIA DO-MNA SEBAS.
Obverse translation : (Julia Domna augusta).

Reverse


Reverse description : Athéna Promachos casquée et drapée marchant à droite, l’égide sur le bras gauche, brandissant un foudre de la main droite.
Reverse legend : MHTO-[P]-OL-EWS ISAU/RWN.
Reverse translation : (de la métropole d’Isaura).

Commentary


Mêmes coins que l’exemplaire du Cabinet des médailles de la BnF (SNG/ France 2. 491, pl. 19). Même coin de droit que l’exemplaire de la collection E. Levante(SNG/ Levante. 260, pl. 13) et que les exemplaire du Cabinet des médailles de la BnF (SNG/ France 2. 492-493, pl. 19).

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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