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brm_560234 - TRAJANUS Denier

TRAJANUS Denier AU
280.00 €(Approx. 308.00$ | 238.00£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 110
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,79 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 5e
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie idéalement centrée. Superbe revers de style fin. Patine grise avec de légers reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Luc Corso

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P.
Obverse description : Buste lauré de Trajan à droite, drapé sur l’épaule gauche (O*2).
Obverse translation : “Imperatori Traiano Augusto Germanico Dacico Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate”, (À l'empereur Trajan auguste germanique dacique grand pontife revêtu de la puissance tribunitienne).

Reverse


Reverse legend : COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC// DAC CAP À L’EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Dacia (la Dacie) debout à gauche dans l’attitude de la tristesse sur des boucliers et des armes ; de chaque côté, des armes.
Reverse translation : “Consul quintum Pater Patriæ Senatus Populus Que Romanus Optimo Principi// Dacia Capta”, (Consul pour la cinquième fois père de la patrie le Sénat et le Peuple romain au meilleur des Princes// la Dacie captive).

Commentary


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3. La titulature de l’empereur commence au droit et se poursuit au revers.

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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