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Live auction - brm_480656 - NERVA As

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Estimate : 350 €
Price : 250 €
Maximum bid : 250 €
End of the sale : 05 June 2018 14:31:55
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : As
Date: janvier-septembre
Date: 97
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 11,71 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large, légèrement décentré au revers sur la légende. Très belle tête de Nerva. Revers de haut relief. Belle patine vert foncé. Les champs du droit et du revers ont été grattés
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Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Docteur J.-M. F


Obverse legend : IMP NERVA CAES AVG - P M TR P COS III PP.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Nerva à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Nerva Cæsar Augustus Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestas Consul tertium Pater Patriæ”, (L’empereur Nerva césar auguste grand pontife revêtu de la puissance tribunitienne consul pour la troisième fois père de la patrie).


Reverse legend : LIBERTA[S] - PVBLICA/ S|C.
Reverse description : Libertas (la Liberté) drapée debout à gauche, tenant un bonnet de liberté (pileus) de la main droite et un sceptre de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Libertas Publica”, (La Liberté publique).


Poids lourd pour un as. Rubans de type 3.

Historical background


(09/18/96 to 01/25/98) Marcus Cocceius Nerva

The reign of Nerva, born in 32, was a time of transition. It traditionally marks the end of the Twelve Caesars by Suetonius and is the junction with the Antonine dynasty emperors or co-opted. Nerva was consul in 71 and 90, he took his third consulship in 97. Old, took with him Nerva Trajan in adopting. The latter succeeded him in January 98.

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