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brm_627004 - TRAJANUS As

TRAJANUS As VF/VF
100.00 €(Approx. 121.00$ | 86.00£)
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Type : As
Date: 116
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 27 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 11,08 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré à l’usure très importante, en particulier au revers. Beau buste de Trajan. Patine verte
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P .
Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Trajan à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A*).
Obverse translation : "Imperatori Cæsari Nervæ Traiano Optimo Augusti Germanico Dacico Parthico Pontifici Maximo Tribuniciæ Potestate Consuli sexto Patri Patriæ", (À l'empereur césar Nerva Trajan auguste germanique, dacique, parthique, grand pontife, revêtu de la puissance tribunitienne consul pour la sixième fois, père de la patrie).

Reverse


Reverse legend : [SENATVS POPVLVS QVE ROMANVS// S C] À L’EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Deux trophées parthes.
Reverse translation : “Senatus Populus Que Romanus”, (le Sénat et le Peuple romain).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3. Grand buste héroïque, drapé et cuirassé.

Historical background


TRAJAN

(27/10/97-8/08/117) Marcus Ulpius Traianus

August (25/01/98-8/08/117)

Trajan was born September 18, 53 at Italica, near Seville in Spain, as his pupil Hadrian. It belongs to a family of settlers who settled in Spain. After a distinguished military career as the Flavians, he is consul in 91 and legate of Germania Superior when it was adopted by Nerva in 97 to succeed him. After the latter's death, he became august. His reign will be spent in numerous military campaigns against the Germans on the Rhine limes, which earned him the title of Germanicus and two Dacian wars against Decebalus ending with the annexation of Dacia. Trajan preparing a campaign against the Parthians, turbulent and powerful neighbors to the east. He left Rome for the East, established his headquarters at Antioch before invading the Parthian kingdom. He will go to Ctesiphon (Seleucia on the Tigris). At his death, August 8 117, the empire was at its peak and its greatest territorial extension.

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