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Live auction - brm_588644 - HADRIAN As

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Estimate : 750 €
Price : 400 €
Maximum bid : 880 €
End of the sale : 08 September 2020 15:14:49
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : As
Date: 128
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 11,18 g.
Rarity : R3
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan irrégulier bien centré. Beau buste inhabituel d’Hadrien. Joli revers de style fin. Patine vert foncé, légèrement granuleuse
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de MONNAIES XXVII, n° 707 qui sert d’illustration au nouveau RIC (2019). Provient aussi de la colletion P. C


Obverse legend : [HADR]IANVS - AVGVSTVS.
Obverse description : Buste drapé, tête nue d’Hadrien à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A°01).
Obverse translation : “Hadrianus Augustus ”, (Hadrien auguste).


Reverse legend : COS - III/ S|C.
Reverse description : Salus (la Santé) drapée, debout à droite, tenant une patère de la main gauche et nourrissant un serpent qu’elle tient de sa main droite.
Reverse translation : “Consul tertium”, (Consul pour la troisième fois).


Ce type de buste semble particulièrement exceptionnel pour la période 125-128. Le seul exemplaire signalé est celui de la collection Trau (n° 1318) et se trouve des mêmes coins. Notre exemplaire est référencé et illustré dans la nouvelle édition deu Roman Imperial Coinage (RIC).

Historical background


(11/08/117-10/07/138) Publius Ælius Hadrianus

Hadrian was born in Italica 76. Ward of Trajan, he married 100 great-niece of the Emperor, Sabine, and had a career in the General Staff of the Emperor, especially when the Dacian campaign. In 117 he succeeded Trajan, and traveled for twenty years, visiting all of the Empire, the only emperor to have done. In 122, Hadrian visited in Spain. Childless, he chose first Aelius to succeed him in 136, but he died on 1 January 138. Hadrian then adopted on 25 February and Antonin himself chooses Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus as heirs of Antoninus. He died 10 July 138.

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