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Live auction - bpv_668076 - HADRIAN and SABINA Tétradrachme

HADRIAN and SABINA Tétradrachme AU
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Estimate : 550 €
Price : 500 €
Maximum bid : 612 €
End of the sale : 15 June 2021 15:00:10
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 13
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 150 ‰
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 12,37 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie sur un flan large, centré des deux côtés. Très jolis bustes. Patine grise avec reflets bleutés au revers
Catalogue references :


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, (Autokratoros Kaisaros Traianos Adrianos Sebastos).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Trajan Hadrien auguste).


Reverse description : Buste diadémé et drapé de Sabine à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (L5).
Reverse legend : SABINA SEBASTH/ LIG, (Sabina Sebasth).
Reverse translation : (Sabina augusta, an 13).

Historical background



Sabine, the niece of the Emperor Trajan married the future Emperor Hadrian in 100. Sabine received the title of Augusta in 128 and died in 136. The marriage was not happy and they had no children.

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