+ Filters
New Search
Available Exact wording Only in the title

Live auction - brm_418631 - ORBIANA Denier

You must sign-in and be an approved bidder to bid, Login to bid. Accounts are subject to approval and the approval process takes place within 48 hours. Do not wait until the day a sale closes to register.Clicking on « bid » constitutes acceptance of the terms of use of cgb.fr private live auctions. Bids must be placed in whole Euro amounts only. The sale will start closing at the time stated on the item description; any bids received at the site after the closing time will not be executed. Transmission times may vary and bids could be rejected if you wait until the last second. For further information ckeck the Live auction FAQ

All winning bids are subject to a 12% buyer’s fee.
Estimate : 750 €
Price : 450 €
Maximum bid : 550 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 14:50:09
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier
Date: 225
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 500 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,59 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale bien centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Beau portrait d’Orbiane. Joli revers de style fin. Patine grise avec des reflets dorés. Conserve la plus grande partie de son brillant de frappe et de son coupant d’origine
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du trésor “Pot hoard Fragment, Bucarest, Roumanie, 8 juin 2003, n° 6 et de la collection du Docteur S


Obverse legend : SALL BARBIA - ORBIANA AVG.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé et drapé d’Orbiane à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (L4).
Obverse translation : “Sallustia Barbia Orbiana Augusta”, (Sallustia Barbia Orbiane Augusta).


Reverse legend : CONCORDI-A - AVGG.
Reverse description : Concordia (la Concorde) assise à gauche, tenant une patère de la main droite et une double corne d'abondance de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Concordia Augustorum”, (La Concorde des augustes).


Au droit, nous avons les tria nomina de l’augusta, Sallustia Barbia Orbiana qui était d’origine patricienne, fille de Seius Sallustius. Le buste présente une chevelure crantée surmonté du stephané.

Historical background


(225) Sallustia Barbia Orbiana

Wife of Alexander Severus

We have little information on the Empress Orbiane. She married Alexander Severus in 225, but having displeased the mother of Augustus, it was finally banned in Africa. It is interesting to note the doubling of G CONCORDIA some legends setbacks that seem to indicate qu'Orbiane had received significant powers which could justify jealousy Julia Mamee.

By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies to enhance your experience.