AETERNIT IMPER

Latin abbreviation: Aeternitas Imperii - The eternity of the Roman Empire.


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AETERNITas IMPERii - Laureated heads of Sept. Severus and Caracalla face to face. - Silver. On another coin, in gold and silver, with the same legend, the heads of Caracalla and Geta face to face: the one laureated, the other bare. - Caylus, Num. Aur. Impp. No. 682.
The eternity of the Roman Empire, to propitiate the realization of which, according to Suetonius (c. xi.), games had been established by Nero, is here typified by the portraitures of the sons and successors of Severus, whose race became extinct in a single generation afterwards.


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