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brm_271245 - SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS Denier

225.00 €(Approx. 270.00$ | 202.50£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 194
Mint name / Town : Émèse
Metal : silver
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,57 g.
Rarity : INÉDIT
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan ovale, court sur les légendes. Beau portrait de Septime Sévère. Frappe un peu molle au revers. Patine grise superficielle
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Obverse legend : [IMP CAE] L SEP SEV - PERT AG COS II (SIC !).
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Septime Sévère à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Lucius Septimus Severus Pertinax Augustus Consul iterum”, (L’empereur césar Lucius Septime Sévère Pertinax auguste, consul pour la deuxième fois).


Reverse legend : M-ONE[T - AVG].
Reverse description : Moneta (la Monnaie) debout à gauche, tenant une balance de la main droite et une corne d’abondance de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Monetæ Augusti”, (de la Monnaie de l’auguste).


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3. Semble complètement inédit et non recencé avec la légende AC au lieu de AVG. Cependant, nous avons de nombreuses variétés de légendes pour cet atelier.

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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