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bpv_599913 - HADRIAN Tétradrachme syro-phénicien

HADRIAN Tétradrachme syro-phénicien XF/AU
200.00 €(Approx. 218.00$ | 166.00£)
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Type : Tétradrachme syro-phénicien
Date: an 180
Mint name / Town : Tyr, Phénicie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 13,91 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan court, centré des deux côtés. Bel aigle. Faiblesse sur la légende de droit. Patine foncée
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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 : AUTOK KAIS TRAIA - DRIANO ARI SEB GERM DAK PARQ (Autokrator Kaisar Traianos Adrianos Sebastos Patri Partidos).
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Trajan Hadrien auguste père de la patrie).


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


(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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