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bpv_312417 - SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS Sesterce

250.00 €(Approx. 305.00$ | 215.00£)
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Type : Sesterce
Date: c. 198-211
Mint name / Town : Antioche, Pisidie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 33 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 26,01 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan très large, parfaitement centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Beau portrait. Usure plus importante au revers. Très jolie patine vert foncé
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Obverse legend : IMP C-AES L SEP SE-VERVS PER. AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Septime Sévère à droite (O*).


Reverse legend : COL CAES - ANTIOCH/ S|R.
Reverse description : Mên (Lunus), nu jusqu’à la ceinture debout à droite, coiffé du bonnet phrygien, les épaules ornées d’un croissant, appuyé sur un sceptre, le pied droit posé sur un bucrane, tenant de la main gauche une victoriola et un sceptre de la main droite ; derrière lui, un coq à ses pieds tourné à gauche.
Reverse translation : “Colonia Cæsari Antiocheni/ Senatus Romanus” (la colonie césarienne d’Antioche/ Le Sénat romain).


Rubans de type 2. Souvent ces grands bronzes sont présentés comme des médaillons.

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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