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Live auction - bgr_476198 - MAURETANIA - MAURETANIAN KINGDOM - JUBA II and CLEOPATRA Denier

MAURETANIA - MAURETANIAN KINGDOM - JUBA II and CLEOPATRA Denier AU
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Estimate : 720 €
Price : 430 €
Maximum bid : 430 €
End of the sale : 05 June 2018 14:24:58
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: c. 19 AC. - AD. 6
Mint name / Town : Césarée, Maurétanie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 3,05 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan avec les grènetis visibles. Belle tête de Juba II avec une faiblesse de frappe dans la chevelure. Joli revers avec un plat dans la légende. Belle patine de collection avec des reflets mordorés
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : REX IVBA.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Juba II à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Rex Iuba”, (roi Juba).

Reverse


Reverse description : Étoile à six rais surmontant un croissant.
Reverse legend : BASILISSA. KLEOPATRA., (Basilissa Kleopatra).
Reverse translation : (reine Cléopâtre).

Commentary


Poids léger. Le revers est peut-être inspiré par le denier d’Auguste (RCV. 1640) de Turpilianus avec les mêmes symboles au revers (luni-solaire : astre et lune). Variété avec grand croissant de lune et grande étoile.

Historical background


MAURETANIA - UNITED Mauretania - JUBA II AND CLEOPATRA

(19 BC - 6 AD)

Juba I was defeated at Thapsus in 46 BC, but his son, Juba II (50 AC -. 23 AD), raised by Octavia, became a friend of Augustus, who gave him the province of Mauretania 25 BC Cleopatra Selene, daughter of Cleopatra and Mark Antony, was spared by Octavian in 30 BC when it was put to death Ptolemy XV (Caesarion). She married Juba II to 19 BC and died about 5 or 6 of our era. Juba II survived him about eighteen years. She is the great aunt of Caligula and mother of Ptolemy, who succeeded Juba II and his cousin Caligula was assassinated in Rome in 40 to annex the Mauretania.

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