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Live auction - bgr_356130 - MAURETANIA - MAURETANIAN KINGDOM - JUBA I Denier

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Estimate : 550 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 30 June 2015 14:35:14
Type : Denier
Date: c. 48-46 AC.
Mint name / Town : Utique, Afrique
Metal : silver
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 3,72 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle pour ce type de monnayage sur un petit flan bien centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis complets. Portrait fantastique où tous les détails de la chevelure sont visibles. Revers de style fin. Jolie patine de médaillier gris foncé avec des reflets mordorés
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Obverse legend : REX. IVBA..
Obverse description : Buste diadémé, barbu, drapé et cuirassé de Juba Ier à droite, le sceptre sur l’épaule.
Obverse translation : “Rex Iuba”, (Roi Juba).


Reverse description : Temple octostyle surmonté d’un fronton triangulaire, posé sur quatre marches ; un globule au centre.


Sur cet exemplaire, au droit le nom du roi est normal et le temple ne présente pas de globule au centre. La chevelure du roi est d’une exceptionnelle qualité.

Historical background

Mauretania - UNITED Mauretania - JUBA I

(60-46 BC)

Juba I succeeded his father Hiempsal II in 60 BC Known for his arrogance and cruelty, he was noticed by Cicero and quickly became the enemy of Caesar. In the civil war between Pompey to Caesar, he resolved first. Beaten Thapsus in 46 BC, he fled and was killed or committed suicide. His kingdom was conquered and again became independent more than twenty years later with his son Juba II.

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