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Live auction - brm_418968 - MARINIANA Antoninien

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Estimate : 550 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 14:52:39
Type : Antoninien
Date: 257-258
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 150 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,55 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large, ovale et irrégulier, parfaitement centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Très beau portrait de Mariniane. Revers bien venu à la frappe. Très belle patine gris foncé
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock de la maison Platt et de la collection du Docteur S


Obverse legend : DIVAE MARINIANAE.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé, voilé et drapé de Mariniane à droite posé sur un croissant, vu de trois quarts en avant (L10).
Obverse translation : “Divæ Marinianæ”, (À la divine Mariniane).


Reverse legend : CONSECRATIO.
Reverse description : Paon faisant la roue de face, la tête tournée à gauche.
Reverse translation : “Consecratio”, (Consécration).


Buste voilé et diadémé.

Historical background


(+ C. 253) Mariniana

Wife of Valerian I

Mariniane seems to be dead before the accession of Valerian I or the beginning of his reign. It appears on the coinage that deified.

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