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brm_556502 - HADRIAN Sesterce

HADRIAN Sesterce VF
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Price : 200.00 €
Type : Sesterce
Date: 134-138
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 31,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 24,08 g.
Rarity : R3
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré à l’usure importante qui reste toutefois bien lisible et identifiable. Revers agréable. Métal piqué au droit. Patine marron
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Obverse


Obverse legend : HADRIANVS - AVG COS III P P .
Obverse description : Buste lauré et drapé d’Hadrien à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*01).
Obverse translation : "Hadrianus Augustus Consul Tertius Pater Patriae", (Hadrien Auguste Consul pour la troisième fois Père de la Patrie).

Reverse


Reverse legend : S|C// DISCIPLINA AVG.
Reverse description : Hadrien avançant à droite, suivi par quatre soldats portant des enseignes.
Reverse translation : “Disciplina Augusti”, (La discipline de l’auguste).

Commentary


Type parmi les plus rares du monnayage d’Hadrien que nous présentons pour la deuxième fois à la vente.

Historical background


HADRIEN

(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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