Severina, Augusta spring 274 - November 275 A.D.
Severina was the wife of Aurelian. She was possibly the only Roman empress ever to rule in her own right, which she did during the interregnum after her husband's murder.
This type is sometimes attributed as an as, but it is more likely a reduced sesterius.SH65365. Bronze sestertius, RIC V 7, Cohen 9, SRCV III 11711, VF, weight 8.682 g, maximum diameter 24.8 mm, die axis 0o, Rome mint, 274 A.D.; obverse SEVERINA AVG, diademed and draped bust right; reverse IVNO REGINA, Juno standing slightly left, head left, patera in right, long scepter vertical behind in left, peacock left at feet on left; $250.00 (€217.50)
Denarii of this period are scarce and extremely rare in this condition.SH11074. Silvered denarius, RIC V 6, Choice EF, weight 2.568 g, maximum diameter 19.52 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 274 - 275 A.D.; obverse SEVERINA AVG, diademed and draped bust right; reverse VENVS FELIX, Venus standing left holding uncertain object (apple? or seated Cupid?) in right, scepter in left, Γ in ex; SOLD
One of the most attractive Severina antoninianus we have seen.SH11067. Silvered antoninianus, RIC V 3, superb EF, weight 3.580 g, maximum diameter 23.2 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 274 - 275 A.D.; obverse SEVERINA AVG, diademed and draped bust right on crescent; reverse CONCORDIA AVGG, Severina and Aurelian (togate, holding scepter) clasping hands, SXXIR in ex; SOLD
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