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E-auction 123-65673 - SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS Denier

SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS Denier VF
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Estimate : 95 €
Price : 36 €
Maximum bid : 42 €
End of the sale : 24 August 2015 15:25:00
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 198
Mint name / Town : Laodicée
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 500 ‰
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,15 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan ovale et irrégulier à l’usure importante, parfaitement lisible et identifiable. Patine de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : L SEPT SEV PERT - AVG IMP X.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Septime Sévère à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : "Lucius Septimus Severus Pertinax Augustus Imperator decimum", (Lucius Septime Sévère Pertinax Auguste grand pontife revêtu de la dixième acclamation impériale).

Reverse


Reverse legend : VICT AV-GG - CO-S II - P - P.
Reverse description : Victoria (la Victoire) marchant à gauche, tenant une couronne de la main droite et un trophée de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Victoria Augustorum Consul secundus Pater Patriæ”, (La Victoire des augustes consul pour la seconde fois père de la patrie).

Commentary


Rubans de type 1. Type de légende de droit inhabituel. Semble beaucoup plus rare avec cette légende et la dixième acclamation impériale.

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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