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E-auction 302-221323 - TRAJANUS Denier

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Estimate : 60 €
Price : 37 €
Maximum bid : 40 €
End of the sale : 28 January 2019 14:35:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 102
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,71 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré des deux côtés. Métal légèrement piqué au droit. Monnaie tachée. Joli revers. Patine grise


Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Trajan à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*2).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus”, (L'empereur césar Nerva Trajan auguste germanique).


Reverse legend : P M TR P COS IIII P P.
Reverse description : Hercule nu debout de face sur une base, tenant la léonté enroulée autour de son bras gauche et la massue de la main droite.
Reverse translation : “Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate Consul quartum Pater Patriæ”, (Grand pontife, revêtu de la puissance tribunitienne, consul pour la quatrième fois, père de la patrie).


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3.

Historical background


(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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