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brm_626731 - SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS Denier

100.00 €(Approx. 119.00$ | 87.00£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 205
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 550 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,32 g.
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale, centré. Joli portrait de Septime Sévère. Monnaie légèrement tachée. Patine grise
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : SEVERVS - PIVS AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Septime Sévère à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : "Severus Pius Augustus", (Sévère pieux auguste).


Reverse legend : P M TR P XIII - COS III P P.
Reverse description : Annona (l'Annone) debout à gauche, tenant deux épis de la main droite et une corne d’abondance de la main gauche ; à ses pieds le modius rempli d'épis.
Reverse translation : "Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate tertium decimum Consul tertium Pater Patriæ", (Grand pontife revêtu de la treizième puissance tribunicienne consul pour la troisième fois père de la patrie).


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. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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