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bpv_391443 - TRAJANUS Tétradrachme syro-phénicien

TRAJANUS Tétradrachme syro-phénicien XF
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Type : Tétradrachme syro-phénicien
Date: an 14
Mint name / Town : Tyr, Phénicie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 14,28 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré, irrégulier, légèrement éclaté à 3 heures. Usure régulière. Frappe un peu molle au revers. Patine de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection Abdo Ayoub


Obverse description : Tête laurée de Trajan à droite (O*).
Obverse legend : .AUTOKR KAIS NER TRAIA-NOS SEB GERM, (Autokratoros Kaisaros Neruaos Traianos Sebastos Germanikos).
Obverse translation : (L'empereur césar Nerva Trajan auguste germanique).


Reverse description : Aigle debout à droite, la serre gauche posée sur une palme, les ailes ouvertes, la tête tournée à gauche tenant une couronne dans son bec.
Reverse legend : DHMARC. .EX. UPAT. B., (Dhmarcikhs Exousias Upatos B ).
Reverse translation : (Quatorzième puissance tribunitienne, consul pour la cinquième fois).


Rubans de type 3. Un petit manque de métal ou contremarque sur l’aigle.

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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