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brm_669845 - SEVERUS II Follis ou nummus

SEVERUS II Follis ou nummus AU
225.00 €(Approx. 263.25$ | 193.50£)
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Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 1er mai 305 - 25 juillet 306
Date: 305-306
Mint name / Town : Londres
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 10,26 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie sur un flan large, centré des deux côtés. Joli buste de Sévère. Patine gris foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : SEVERVS NOBILIS C.
Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Sévère II césar à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A*).
Obverse translation : “Severus Nobilissimus Cæsar”, (Sévère très noble césar).

Reverse


Reverse legend : GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI.
Reverse description : Genius (Génie) debout à gauche, coiffé du modius, le manteau sur l'épaule gauche, tenant une patère de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Genio Populi Romani”, (Au Génie du Peuple romain).

Historical background


SEVERE II

(1/05/305-07/307) Flavius Valerius Severus

Caesar (1/05/305-25/07/306)

Severus II was appointed Caesar May 1 305. After the death of Constantius, he became automatically august, but was challenged by Constantine and Maxentius. He went to Italy in the early 307 but was besieged in Ravenna Maximian Hercules came to rescue his son Maxentius. He went to Maximian provided have saved lives and was then executed.

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