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Abundance (Abundantia or Euthenia)

Abundantia to the Romans, Euthenia to the Greeks, personified abundance or plenty. Her attributes are stalks of grain and the cornucopia. She can be standing or seated and is often shown emptying a cornucopia..


Trajan, 25 January 98 - 8 or 9 August 117 A.D.

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Abundantia, her Greek name is Euthenia, stands for abundance or plenty. Abundantia resembles Annona. But Annona was limited to the grain supply for the current year, whereas Abundantia was a prodigal distributor of all kinds of things. Her attributes are stalks of grain and the cornucopia. Clothed in a long robe, and wearing a veil, she can be seated or standing and is sometimes shown emptying a cornucopia.
RB13705. Orichalcum dupondius, RIC II 385, VF, weight 11.607 g, maximum diameter 26.0 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 98 - 99 A.D.; obverse IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM P M, radiate head right; reverse TR POT COS II P P, Abundantia seated left on chair formed from two crossed cornucopia, scepter in right, S C (senatus consulto) in exergue; flan a little small; SOLD


Trajan, 25 January 98 - 8 or 9 August 117 A.D.

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Abundantia, her Greek name is Euthenia, stands for abundance or plenty. Abundantia resembles Annona. But Annona was limited to the grain supply for the current year, whereas Abundantia was a prodigal distributor of all kinds of things. Her attributes are stalks of grain and the cornucopia. Clothed in a long robe, and wearing a veil, she can be seated or standing and is sometimes shown emptying a cornucopia.
RB73702. Orichalcum dupondius, RIC II 386, Hunter II 213, BMCRE III 723, Cohen 618 var. (COS II P P), cf. SRCV II 3225 (COS IIII, 101 A.D.), VF, attractive brown tone, nice portrait, well centered on a slightly crowded flan, some marks and corrosion, weight 11.800 g, maximum diameter 27.8 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 98 - 99 A.D.; obverse IMP NERVA CAES TRAIAN AVG GERM P M, radiate head right; reverse TR POT COS II, Abundantia seated left on chair formed from two crossed cornucopias, scepter in right hand, left elbow resting on back of chair, S C (senatus consulto) in exergue; ex Forum (2006); SOLD


Severus Alexander, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.

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Abundantia, her Greek name is Euthenia, stands for abundance or plenty. Abundantia resembles Annona. But Annona was limited to the grain supply for the current year, whereas Abundantia was a prodigal distributor of all kinds of things. Her attributes are stalks of grain and the cornucopia. Clothed in a long robe, and wearing a veil, she can be seated or standing and is sometimes shown emptying a cornucopia.
RS73579. Silver denarius, RSC III 1a, BMCRE VI 591, Hunter III 54, RIC IV 184, SRCV II 7855, gVF, weight 2.963 g, maximum diameter 19.2 mm, die axis 225o, Rome mint, 228 - 231 A.D.; obverse IMP SEV ALE-XAND AVG, laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder; reverse ABVNDANTIA AVG, Abundantia standing right, with both hands emptying cornucopia; SOLD







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