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bpv_517950 - VESPASIAN Drachme

VESPASIAN Drachme VF
300.00 €(Approx. 336.00$ | 276.00£)
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Type : Drachme
Date: an 3
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : copper
Diameter : 33,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 13,37 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Usure importante mais exemplaire identifiable. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection ENP et du stock d’André Vayson

Obverse


Obverse description : Tête laurée de Vespasien à droite (O*).
Obverse legend : L ENATOV AUTOK KAIS SEB AOUESPASIANOU(Autokrator Kaisar Sebastos Aouespasianou).
Obverse translation : (Imperator César Auguste Vespasien).

Reverse


Reverse description : Tête laurée de Titus à droite.
Reverse legend : ATOKRATWROS TITOY KAISAROS.

Commentary


Ce revers dynastique reste particulièrement rare.

Historical background


VESPASIEN

(07/01/69 to 06/24/79) Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus

Vespasian was born Nov. 17 9 Flacrines near Reate (in Sabine country). It belongs to the Italian municipal bourgeoisie. Aedile in 38, 40 lender, consul in 51, proconsul of Africa in 63, he commanded with Claude shipping Britain. Nero says his three legions and a proconsul imperium to crush the revolt in Judea 66. It was proclaimed on July 1, august 69 to Alexandria and son, Titus and Domitian, are promoted Caesars. Vitellius was removed Dec. 20, 69. Titus is attached directly to the government by his father at 71. His reign was devoted to the political and economic restoration of Rome. In 73, it is of censorship. He died in Reate 24 June 79.

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