Orbiana Denarius, struck AD225 Rome mint.

Orbiana Denarius

£400.00

Orbiana Denarius, struck AD225 Rome mint.

Obverse, SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVG, diademed and draped bust right.
Reverse, CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia seated left, holding patera and cornucopiae.
2.5 grams
RIC 319

Orbiana Denarius, struck AD225 Rome mint.

Orbiana Denarius, struck AD225 Rome mint.

Sallustia Orbiana, was a third century Roman empress, with the title of Augusta as the wife of Severus Alexander from AD 225 to 227. The emperor married her in late 225, following the death of his grandmother. Severus was around sixteen years of age at this time. Sallustia Orbiana was known for her beauty, which was captured in multiple works of art. She ended up a victim of the jealousy of Julia Mamaea, Severus Alexander mother, Orbiana was divorced and exiled to Libya in 227.

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Orbiana Denarius, struck AD225 Rome mint.

Obverse, SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVG, diademed and draped bust right.
Reverse, CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia seated left, holding patera and cornucopiae.
2.5 grams
RIC 319

Orbiana Denarius, struck AD225 Rome mint.

Orbiana Denarius, struck AD225 Rome mint.

Sallustia Orbiana, was a third century Roman empress, with the title of Augusta as the wife of Severus Alexander from AD 225 to 227. The emperor married her in late 225, following the death of his grandmother. Severus was around sixteen years of age at this time. Sallustia Orbiana was known for her beauty, which was captured in multiple works of art. She ended up a victim of the jealousy of Julia Mamaea, Severus Alexander mother, Orbiana was divorced and exiled to Libya in 227.

Additional information

Metal

Silver

Denomination

Denarius

Weight

2.5 grams