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bpv_584562 - ANTONINUS PIUS Diassaria

ANTONINUS PIUS Diassaria XF
100.00 €(Approx. 121.00$ | 86.00£)
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Type : Diassaria
Date: an 16
Mint name / Town : Césarée, Cappadoce
Metal : copper
Diameter : 21,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 9,45 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale bien centré. Beau buste d’Antonin le Pieux. Revers, légèrement court sur la légende. Belle patine vertr
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Obverse


Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé d’Antonin le Pieux à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*21).
Obverse legend : AUTO ANTwNEI-NOS SE[BASTOS], (Autokratoros Antwneinos Sebastos).
Obverse translation : (L'empereur Antonin auguste).

Reverse


Reverse description : Le mont Argée surmonté d’une statue.
Reverse legend : KAISAREw-N T [P ARGEIw]// ET. IS.
Reverse translation : (de Césarée près de l’Argée/ an 16).

Commentary


Même coin de revers que l’exemplaire de la collection Henseler (n° 418/ 239, p. 228. Les auteurs du Roman Provincial Coinage ont recensé huit exemplaires avec un poids moyen de 8,85 g.

Historical background


Antoninus Pius

(25/02/138-7/03/161) Titus Aurelius Fulvus Boionius Arrius Antoninus

August (10/07/138-7/03/161)

Antonin was born September 19, 86 at Lanuvium. His family is originally from Gaul (Nîmes). It is a rich senator who married Faustina the former between 110 and 115 and thus entered marriage in Hadrian's family. After the death of Aelius 1 January 138, Hadrian chose Antoninus his successor on February 25 138 in two adjoining her adoptive son, Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus. Hadrian died on July 10 and Antonin succeeded him. He must first fight to deify Hadrian, enemy of the Senate. In 139, Caesar Marcus Aurelius and Faustina became augusta. His reign was peaceful and happy and symbolizes the "Pax Romana" of the second century. In 148, it commemorates the 900th anniversary with pomp of Rome.

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