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bpv_693673 - HADRIAN Hemidrachme

HADRIAN Hemidrachme XF
90.00 €(Approx. 97.20$ | 76.50£)
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Type : Hemidrachme
Date: an 4
Mint name / Town : Césarée, Cappadoce
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 700 ‰
Diameter : 13,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 1,45 g.
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Joli buste. Usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé d'Hadrien à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A*).
Obverse legend : AUTO KAIS TRAI ADRIANOS - SEBAST.
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Trajan Hadrien auguste).

Reverse


Reverse description : Niké/ Victoria (la Victoire) volant à droite, tenant une couronne de la main droite tendue et une palme de la main gauche.
Reverse legend : ET D, (etous D).
Reverse translation : (an 4).

Commentary


Les auteurs du Roman Provincial Coinage ont recensé 23 avec un poids moyen de 1,71 g.

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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