Magnia Urbica

Reece Period attributed: Period 14

Obverse image of a coin of Magnia Urbica

Member of the Third Century Emperors dynasty.

Coins for this issuer were issued from 283 until 285.

Magnia Urbica probably married Carinus around 283. Her fate is unknown, although she probably died soon after Carinus in 285.

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Record: PUBLIC-C94097
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Copper alloy dupondius of probably Lucius…
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  • Preferred label: Magnia Urbica
  • Full names:
    • Urbica, Magnia
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  • Definition: Magnia Urbica was wife of the emperor Carus, until recently mistaken to be the wife of his own son Carinus. While both Carinus and Numerian were killed in 284 CE it is unclear what her own fate may have been or even if she predeceased them. She was granted the honorifics Augusta, and Mater castrorum, senatus ac patriae, "Mother of the barracks (armies), Senate and Fatherland".
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