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bpv_887531 - HADRIAN Diobole

HADRIAN Diobole XF
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Item sold on our e-shop (2024)
Price : 110.00 €
Type : Diobole
Date: an 15
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28,5 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 10,73 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré. Joli revers. Usure régulière. Patine marron
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection André Ronde

Obverse


Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé d’Hadrien à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière.
Obverse legend : AUT KAI - TRAI ADRIA SEB (Autokrator Kaisar Traianos Adrianos Sebastos).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Trajan Hadrien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : L.
Reverse description : L’empereur debout à gauche tenant une patère au-dessus d’un autel et un sceptre.
Reverse legend : IE.

Historical background


HADRIAN

(08/11/117-07/10/138)

Hadrian was born in 76 in Italica. Pupil of Trajan, he married in 100 Sabine, grand-niece of the emperor, and made a career in the staff of the latter, in particular during the Dacian campaign. In 117, he succeeded Trajan, and traveled for twenty years, visiting the entire empire - the only Emperor to have lent himself to this exercise. In 122, Hadrian went to Spain. Childless, he first chose Aélius to succeed him in 136, but the latter died on January 1, 138. Hadrian then adopted Antonin on February 25 and himself chose Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus as Antoninus' heirs. He died on July 10, 138.

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