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E-auction 511-422918 - brm_647522 - TRAJANUS Dupondius

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Estimate : 145 €
Price : 69 €
Maximum bid : 70 €
End of the sale : 30 January 2023 14:22:00
bidders : 11 bidders
Type : Dupondius
Date: 100
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 26,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 13,43 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré avec un buse particulier. Frappe un peu molle au revers
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : Buste radié de Trajan à droite avec l’égide sur l’épaule (O4).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus Pontifex Maximus", (L’empereur césar Nerva Trajan auguste Germanique grand pontife) .


Reverse legend : TR POT - COS III P P// SC.
Reverse description : Abundantia (l'Abondance) ou Justicia (la Justice) drapée, assise à gauche sur un siège formé de deux cornes d'abondance, tenant un sceptre de la main droite.
Reverse translation : “Tribunitia Potestate Consul Tertium Pater Patriae”, (Revêtu de la Puissance Tribunitienne Consul pour la troisième fois Père de la Patrie).


Rubans de type 3. Égide sur l’épaule gauche visible aussi derrière le cou. Ce type semble plus rare que ne le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux. C’est la première fois que nous proposons un exemplaire à la vente.

Historical background




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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