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bpv_599930 - HADRIAN Tétradrachme syro-phénicien

HADRIAN Tétradrachme syro-phénicien XF
180.00 €(Approx. 217.80$ | 158.40£)
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Type : Tétradrachme syro-phénicien
Date: an 180
Mint name / Town : Tyr, Phénicie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 12,41 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré à l’usure régulière. Bel aigle. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la vente CNG, Auction 274, lot n° 550

Obverse


Obverse description : Buste lauré et cuirassé d’Hadrien à droite drapé sur l’épaule gauche, vu de trois-quarts en avant (B*01).
Obverse legend : AUT KAI QE TRA PAR UI QE NERUI TRAI ADRIANOS SEB .
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Trajan Hadrien auguste père de la patrie).

Reverse


Reverse description : Aigle de face, ailes déployées, tête et queue à gauche, sur une massue ; dans le champ à gauche, une palme.
Reverse legend : DHMARX EX OUSIAS.

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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