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bpv_525575 - HADRIAN Hémiobole

HADRIAN Hémiobole XF
175.00 €(Approx. 208.25$ | 150.50£)
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Type : Hémiobole
Date: an 11
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : copper
Diameter : 15,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,28 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan large. Joli revers. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection ENP


Obverse description : Tête laurée d’Hadrien à droite (O*).


Reverse legend : LIA.
Reverse description : Loup avançant à droite.
Reverse legend : LEONT.
Reverse translation : (Nome de Leontopolites/ an 11).


Ce type semble rare. C’est la première fois que nous le proposons à la vente.

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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