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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Secessionist Empires| > |Uranius Antoninus| > RY28906
Uranius Antoninus, Usurper in Syria, 253 - 254 A.D.
A great rarity in superb condition!

Dikaiosyne is the Greek personification of justice and fair dealing. One of the most common reverse types of Alexandria, she always holds scales and cornucopia.
RY28906. Silver tetradrachm, Baldus 28, Prieur 1077, EF, sharp except uneven strike with some weak areas, Emesa (Homs, Syria) mint, weight 7.925g, maximum diameter 28.1mm, die axis 0o, early 254 A.D.; obverse AVTOK COVΛ CEOVHPOC ANTΩNINOC CE, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from behind; reverse ∆HMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠ B (holder of Tribunitian power, consul for the second time), Aequitas (Dikaiosyne (Aequitas)) standing left, scales in right hand, cornucopia in left hand, S - C across fields; very rare; SOLD










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REFERENCES|

Baldus, H. "Denare des Uranius Antoninus (Anhang: neue Aurei)" in JNG 40 (1990), pp. 29-34.
Baldus, H. "Die 'reformierten' Tetradrachmen des Uranius Antoninus im Lichte eines neuen Fundes. Mit Nachträgen zur übrigen Münzprägung dieses 'Kaisers'" in Chiron 5 (1975), pp. 443-484.
Baldus, H. "Neue Forschungen zu Uranius Antoninus und seinen Münzen (Nachtrag III)" in JNG 33 (1983), pp. 29-40.
Baldus, H. "Neue Münzen des Uranius Antoninus (Nachtrag II)" in JNG 27 (1977), pp. 69-74.
Baldus, H. Uranius Antoninus, Münzprägung und Geschichte. (Bonn, 1971).
Butcher, K. Coinage in Roman Syria: Northern Syria, 64 BC - AD 253. (London, 2004).
Delbrueck, R. "Uranius of Emesa" in NC 1948, Series I, 2.
Calicó, X. The Roman Avrei, Vol. Two: From Didius Julianus to Constantius I, 193 AD - 335 AD. (Barcelona, 2003).
Mattingly, H., E. Sydenham & C. Sutherland. The Roman Imperial Coinage, Vol IV, From Pertinax to Uranius Antoninus. (London, 1986).
Prieur, M. & K. Prieur. The Syro-Phoenician Tetradrachms and their fractions from 57 BC to AD 258. (Lancaster, PA, 2000).
Sear, D. Greek Imperial Coins and Their Values. (London, 1982).
Sear, D. Roman Coins and Their Values III, The Accession of Maximinus I to the Death of Carinus AD 235 - AD 285. (London, 2005).
Vagi, D. Coinage and History of the Roman Empire. (Sidney, 1999).

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Roman Coins of Uranius Antoninus