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brm_264663 - TRAJANUS Quadrans

TRAJANUS Quadrans VF
125.00 €(Approx. 151.25$ | 111.25£)
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Type : Quadrans
Date: 101
Mint name / Town : Atelier indéterminé
Metal : copper
Diameter : 14,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,03 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan, décentré des deux côtés. Beau portrait d’Hercule stylisé, rappellant plus Trajan dans ce cas. Sanglier stylisé au revers. Belle patine verte
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Pierre Gendre

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste lauré d'Hercule à droite avec la léonté nouée autour du cou.

Reverse


Reverse legend : SC À L'EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Sanglier à droite.
Reverse translation : "Senatus Consulto", (Par décret du Sénat).

Commentary


Imitation. Représentation particulièrement celtisée !.

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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