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bpv_520828 - HADRIAN Drachme

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Item sold on our e-shop (2021)
Price : 175.00 €
Type : Drachme
Date: an 16
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : copper
Diameter : 32,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 27,24 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire, notamment au revers avec un joli crocodile ! Agréable patine marron foncé
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Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection ENP et du stock d’André Vayson


Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé d’Hadrien à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*2).
Obverse legend : AUT KAI TRAI - ADRIA SEB (Autokrator Kaisar Traianos Adrianos Sebastos).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Trajan Hadrien auguste).


Reverse legend : LIH.
Reverse description : Le Nil couché à droite, tourné à gauche, tenant une corne d’abondance et une canne à sucre ; au-dessous, un crocodile.

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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