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brm_381623 - SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS Denier

SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS Denier AU
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Price : 150.00 €
Type : Denier
Date: 200
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 550 ‰
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,29 g.
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan très large, légèrement éclaté à 6 heures au droit, bien centré des deux côtés. Belle tête de Septime Sévère. Revers finement détaillé. Jolie patine de médaillier
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de ROME VIII, n° 151 et de la collection François Charrin

Obverse


Obverse legend : L SEPT SEV AVG - IMP XI PART MAX.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Septime Sévère à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : "Lucius Septimius Severus Augustus Imperator undecimus Parthicus Maximus", (Lucius Septime Sévère august revêtu de la onzième acclamation impériale grand parthique).

Reverse


Reverse legend : PROVID - AVGG.
Reverse description : Providentia (la Providence) debout à gauche, tenant une baguette de la main droite et un sceptre de la gauche ; à ses pieds, un globe.
Reverse translation : "Providentia Augustorum", (La Providence des augustes).

Commentary


Rubans de type 1.

Historical background


Septimius Severus

(13/04/193-4/02/211) Lucius Septimius Severus

Septimius Severus was born in Leptis Magna 146 in Africa (Libya). After a distinguished military career under the reigns of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, he was consul in 185 suffect. At the time of the death of Pertinax, he was governor of Upper Pannonia. Acclaimed emperor on April 13 193, it quickly removes Dide Julien, his compatriot (June 28), and combines the power Albin like Caesar before fighting Pescennius Niger in the East. In 195, he joined fictitiously in the Antonine family by being adopted post-mortem. He defeated and executed Niger and leads a brilliant campaign in Saudi. In 197, he gets rid of his last opponent, Albin, who had proclaimed august. Severe preparing the establishment of his dynasty by donating 194 title augusta Julia, his wife of Caesar Caracalla in 196, then 198 in august when Geta, his second son, became Caesar. Severe will spend two years to strengthen the borders of the empire by winning many victories over the Parthians (197-198), followed by Africa (207), and finally in Britain (208-211), where he died.

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